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UConn, Tulsa coaches ejected after a handshake?

UConn, Tulsa coaches ejected after a handshake?
Published On: Thu, Jan 17
Oct 12, 2013; El Paso, TX, USA; UTEP Miners running back Aaron Jones (29) runs the ball against the Tulsa Hurricane defense at Sun Bowl Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ivan Pierre Aguirre-USA TODAY Sports

UConn's matchup against Tulsa took an unusual turn when both coaches were ejected in the second half of Wednesday's game after what appeared to be just a handshake. But, of course, there's more to it than that.A 

Huskies' Dan Hurley and GoldenA Hurricane'sA Frank Haith engaged in a heated argument on the sideline with 11:40 to play while Tulsa led, 61-47. Both received technical fouls for arguing with one another, and they appeared to come together andA shake hands once the situation calmed down.A 

ButA that's when things intensified more as they both were assessed a second technical and ejected from the game.A 

Hurley and Haith were upset after Tulsa's 89-83 victory, saying they felt the officiating crew overreacted. Hurley added it was "an embarrassment for the league" and apologized to ConnecticutA for his ejection, though he believes it was an officiating problem.

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