Video: Williams swats Washington’s final shotby Anthony Gimino on Feb. 19, 2011, under Arizona basketball
Arizona’s Derrick Williams, known for his highlight dunks, has a blocked shot for the ages.
Williams’ emphatic rejection of a potential game-winner from Washington’s Darnell Gant in the final second was the signature play of the Wildcats’ 87-86 victory Saturday at McKale Center.
Question is, goaltending or no goaltending?
Said Arizona coach Sean Miller: “I think that would be a tough call. He really went up and got it at the peak of the shot. That would have been a really tough call to make.”
Which was kind of Miller’s way of saying, “You better not make that call against us at McKale Center.”
Washington coach Lorenzo Romar was on the other side of that no-call, and he said:
“I don’t know if it was goaltending or not. I can’t wait to look at it on film. If I thought it would change the matter, I would be looking at it right now. But it’s not going to change anything whether it was or wasn’t.”
Of course, you can be the judge by watching the ESPN video.