Clock inventor points to possible human error in Rutgers-Tennessee game

Updated: February 13, 2008, 11:41 AM ET
Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The inventor of the timing device used in No. 1 Tennessee's 59-58 win over Rutgers (No. 4 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP) suspects human error led to the disputed ending of Monday night's game.

The game clock appeared to pause for more than a second just before reaching zero, and Tennessee made a pair of foul shots with two-tenths of a second remaining.

"I can only conclude that we won the game in regulation and ask that the NCAA basketball committee take this into consideration ...

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