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#pounditSaturday, October 1, 2022

Columbus TV station WBNS interrupts Kentucky-UNC finish for weather alert

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College basketball fans in Columbus, Ohio, are furious after their local CBS affiliate missed the incredible finish to the Kentucky-North Carolina game to air a weather alert.

According to multiple Twitter users, WBNS cut into the Elite Eight game with about 30 seconds left in order to show a weather alert about a tornado. Here’s a look at what those viewers were seeing while the game was ending:

The good news is they broke back into the game in time for the postgame handshakes.

Here’s a sampling of some upset Twitter users reacting to the epic blunder:

Man, that is rough. They’re just like that didn’t happen during a Buckeyes game. And for fans who didn’t get to see the amazing ending, here’s video of what you missed.

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