Arizona State's Todd Graham on Wisconsin ending: 'The best team won'

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

The Sun Devils' head coach speaks more about the controversial ending to Saturday's game.

Arizona State head coach has addressed the bizarre finish to his team's 32-30 win over Wisconsin Saturday, pointing to the human element involved in the sport.

That softens Graham's previous statement on the matter, when he said "that should have been a turnover" and "that should have ended the game."

The head coach put the final nail in the coffin when talking about the ultimate result.

Earlier Monday, Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen spoke about the game, saying "he took a knee." The Pac-12 has "reprimanded" the officials involved.

With 18 seconds left and the Badgers trailing by two, Wisconsin attempted to kneel the ball in order to set up better field position. An Arizona State player mistakenly thought it was a fumble, jumping on the ball. The referees did not stop the clock, and time ran out with Wisconsin helpless to kick the field goal.

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