Memphis’ ignored timeout is the most controversial moment of March Madness

The No. 8 vs. No. 9 matchup between the Memphis Tigers and Florida Atlantic Owls always profiled as one of the best games of the opening round of the 2023 men’s NCAA tournament. Memphis was coming off an improbable run to the American Athletic Conference tournament championship and had a couple of very good players, while FAU entered at 31-3 and had been the best mid-major in the country all season.

The game was a dramatic back-and-fourth slugfest with so many tense moments defining the action. Florida Atlantic beat Memphis, 66-65, on a basket by Nicholas Boyd with two seconds left. It was a moment that happened just

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