Providence Coach Ed Cooley Received Dumbest Technical Ever (Video)
I wouldn’t go so far as to blame Providence’s upset loss to No. 11 Dayton on the officiating, but the referees certainly didn’t help the Friars’ cause when they called Providence coach Ed Cooley for a rather lame technical foul late in the second half.
The technical foul in question came after Cooley slammed a chair against the court while speaking to his player during a timeout. The Friars were trailing by eight with 3:42 remaining at the time, and that was about as close as they’d get before losing by a score of 66-53.
Here’s a look at the questionable tech on Providence coach Ed Cooley: