Official Bert Smith stretchered off during a Gonzaga-USC game.

Tuesday night’s Elite Eight game between Gonzaga and USC had quite a frightening moment with the collapse of referee Bert Smith. Here’s a shot of him falling down:

And here’s how the game was stopped:

Here’s Smith being stretchered off:

CBS/Turner’s Gene Steratore later offered an update on Smith, saying Smith was feeling “light-headed.” Here’s hoping that this isn’t too serious for him.

Update: Here are two later notes on Smith:

So that’s good to hear. But this is still a tough situation. Our thoughts go out to Smith and his family and friends.

[Bleacher Report on Twitter]

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