Ref Collapses On The Court During Gonzaga/USC Game

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A ref collapsed Tuesday night during the Elite 8 game between Gonzaga and USC.

Early in the game between the Bulldogs and Trojans, ref Bert Smith was on the sideline when he appeared to just fall over and stay down for absolutely no reason at all. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Below is one angle of him collapsing.

Here is another angle of Smith going down during the incredibly serious situation.

The good news is that Smith eventually became conscious, according to a tweet from SportsCenter.

There are few things scarier than collapsing for no apparent reason. When something like that happens, people start to panic, and it’s not a mystery why.

It’s an incredibly serious situation.

Luckily, it looks like Smith is stable. Hopefully, he bounces back and makes a full recovery soon.