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Rich Chvotkin Believes Wallace Got Fouled

Rich Chvotkin's 17-note "Hoyas Win" blast from last year's win over Vanderbilt was no doubt magisterial, and yet "Hoyas Win" has become fairly well expected by this point. Monday's last-second win over Villanova, though, offered something a bit different.

You might need to watch this more than once to get accustomed to the split-screen view and thus to truly enjoy the first 30 seconds. You could close your eyes and just let the words wash over you. Or, like me, you could watch it 10 times. Many thanks to Evan Chvotkin for setting up the video camera at the crucial point, and for syncing up the audio and video, and for making my week. Oh my.

By Dan Steinberg  |  February 15, 2008; 7:04 AM ET
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That was hilarious. Perfect accompaniment to breakfast. Thanks Dan.

Posted by: Nick | February 15, 2008 8:48 AM | Report abuse

who is this total homer and loser? what a joke.

Posted by: mike s | February 15, 2008 9:06 AM | Report abuse

I'm not too sure, but I believe he got fouled.

Posted by: Al | February 15, 2008 9:16 AM | Report abuse

So if I treated him like a record player and slapped him upside the head, would he stop skipping?

Posted by: Rob Iola | February 15, 2008 9:27 AM | Report abuse

close your eyes....

larry david, the announcer???

Posted by: Planet Zorn | February 15, 2008 9:29 AM | Report abuse

I believe that he believes.

Posted by: | February 15, 2008 10:10 AM | Report abuse

Thanks for that. Not a Hoyas fan, but that was awesome. Gotta love Rich. Also, he called the foul right when the play occurred, so he did believe he got fouled.

Posted by: Ted | February 15, 2008 10:11 AM | Report abuse

How about the bare midriff at 2:21...oh my!

Posted by: Russakoff | February 15, 2008 10:35 AM | Report abuse

This is also a classic Chvotkin call. Hoyas vs. West Virginia.

Not quite "Hoyas Win! Hoyas Win!"

Posted by: Johnny from | February 15, 2008 10:37 AM | Report abuse

of course he thinks it's a foul. he works for georgetown. waste of an article.

Posted by: duh | February 15, 2008 10:46 AM | Report abuse

First of all, the guy DIDN'T get fouled and second of all, even if he did, it was a touch foul that shouldn't be called in that situation. It was a horse bleep call.

Posted by: Jim | February 15, 2008 12:20 PM | Report abuse

Jim - It's been four days. Time to move on.

Posted by: thediesel | February 15, 2008 12:31 PM | Report abuse

Wait did he get fouled?

Posted by: Ches | February 15, 2008 2:13 PM | Report abuse

Fans of the Seattle Seahawks say they were screwed out of a Super Bowl by that call.

Posted by: JZ | February 15, 2008 2:16 PM | Report abuse

@ Ches:

I believe he got fouled!

Posted by: drjimcooper | February 15, 2008 2:30 PM | Report abuse

What an awful announcer that he doesn't even mention how debatable the call was. You can still be a homer and say that maybe tbe call shouldn't have been made in that situation.

Posted by: Dan | February 15, 2008 3:06 PM | Report abuse

that's terrible. geez

Posted by: andrew | February 18, 2008 12:52 PM | Report abuse

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