Why does the definition of a foul--which is clearly laid out in the rulebook--suddenly change just because it's a critical spot in the game? More importantly, where do we draw the new line between call and no-call? How will the players know what is now a foul and what isn't? And just how close and late must the game be before the refs switch to the new rules?
You can't have one set of rules in the book and another in practice. Baseball learned this lesson the hard way. Hopefully the refs keep doing what they're doing, critics be damned.
Addendum: Jay Bilas just commented on SportsCenter that a foul shouldn't be called there because there was no advantage gained. Again, where do we draw the line? If all the Georgetown players simultaneously kick their Villanova counterparts in the groin with 0.1 seconds left, is that also a no-call because it doesn't affect the outcome? If