MEMPHIS, TN – 13 MARCH: Tom Penders, Houston Cougars head coach during the semifinals of the Conference USA basketball tournament at FedExForum on Jan. March 2009 in Memphis, Tennessee Memphis defeated Houston 74-49 (Photo by Joe Murphy / Getty Images)

Tom Penders has seen just about everything there is to see in college basketball, after all, the now-retired former head coach and member of the college basketball Hall of Fame won 648 games over the course of a 36-year coaching career, so if a coach with so many skins the wall is screaming badly, it has some weight, and that’s exactly what it did after the Texas Tech basketball team lost 74:69 to Oklahoma State on Monday night

In particular, Penders, who has been the head coach at seven different schools including Texas, Houston, George Washington and Rhode Island, has indicted umpire Doug Sirmons on a controversial technical foul that Sirmons awarded Texas tech security guard Clarence Nadolny on Twitter after the Spiel accused Penders of long-time officials of having a “vengeful attitude” in assessing technique, even though Clarence Nadolny strayed from the game

Sermons revolved this with the technician about Nadolny Nadolny was mistreated within 6 feet of sermons Sermons then hit Nadolny with a technician to leave Sermons passed the ball on to OSU even though he was from Ok St OB went vengeful attitude? You bet! https: // tco / lhiNE9uQDs

Certainly, the second guard had a detectable reaction after being knocked to the ground fighting for a loose ball, only to see no foul and award the ball to Oklahoma State Nadolny is a tough competitor and plays with one lively edge So it was no surprise that he gestured a bit after falling victim to a disservice

But Nadolny has in no way attempted to show Sirmons, nor has he turned his frustrations on his opponent, basketball is an emotional game, especially last night’s competition, and Nadolny should have been after the wrestling match he was just involved in was supposed to have a little leeway

Sirmons has been known to whistle quickly, however, in fact he once knocked out Kentucky head coach John Calipari in just four minutes, and last night he took the opportunity to set an example for Nadolny, and as Penders points out, this did that Course of the game completely changed

At the time, Tech was ahead of 12:34 at 47-39, but following the Sirmons’ technical pattern, the Cowboys would shake off 15 unanswered points

Now, in fairness, Texas Tech should have been able to react and make a couple of buckets to contain the tide, but at this point in the game, it was taking office entirely and not in favor of Tech

From there until the end of the game, the Red Raiders would be called to 11 fouls, which the OSU would send to the line 20 times, at the same time the OSU would only whistle three fouls and the Red Raiders would only shoot four free throws, in addition, Tech received No free throws in OT time, while OSU received eight

It all adds up to a terribly official game that Sirmons and colleagues Doug Ron Groover and Bert Smith should be ashamed to preside over (interestingly, it was the last time Bert Smith ran a tech game that WVU competition in Lubbock when Chris Beard was kicked out after seeing the climbers had a 39-20 lead) Unfortunately, they won’t affect their ineptitude while the Texas Tech basketball team will be the one to do the Price has to pay for the incompetence these officials showed on Monday evening

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