Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy has extended his refusal to accept a Week 2 loss to Central Michigan last season that was marred by an officiating error with the engraving of "11-2" on the Cowboys' commemorative Alamo Bowl rings.
Central Michigan beat the Cowboys 30-27 in Week 2 after the Chippewas were incorrectly awarded an untimed down when officials flagged Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph for intentional grounding on a fourth-down incompletion as time expired.
The Chippewas subsequently scored on a Hail Mary.
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— Gavin Gundy (@GundyChild) April 19, 2017
"Nobody will ever convince me that we didn't get the win," Gundy said in November of the Central Michigan game.
A school spokesperson confirmed Wednesday that the 11-2 rings were made for members of the team -- and that Gundy "multiple times last season ... counted [the Central Michigan] game as an Oklahoma State win when speaking to his team."
The Mid-American Conference officials in Stillwater and the Big 12 replay crew were later suspended for the errors that led to the winning play.
The officiating gaffe likely cost the Cowboys a shot to receive serious consideration for the College Football Playoff before their Week 14 loss to the Sooners.