For a split second, the Houston players and coaches celebrated.
Corey Davis Jr. had just scored the game-tying basket as the clock struck zero — and a foul was called to boot, giving the No. 15 Cougars a chance to keep their undefeated season going.
Except for one problem. The referees called Davis for the charge allowing Temple to escape with a 73-69 victory Wednesday night in Philadelphia and leaving No. 1 Virginia and No. 4 Michigan the only undefeated teams left in Division I men's basketball.
The Cougars went from elation to despair in the blink of an eye, with coach Kelvin Sampson falling to his knees near midcourt after the referees reaffirmed the call.
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