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Oral Roberts wins on insane half-court shot

Posted on: December 13, 2011 12:32 am
Edited on: December 13, 2011 9:26 am
By Matt Norlander

Time to step your game up, Christian Watford.

The Golden Eagles of Oral Roberts won a game Monday night in a fashion that's unlikely to be repeated this year or even for years to come. Tramar Sutherland of Arkansas-Little Rock heaves the rock a few feet too far for his teammates on a game-winning set-up attempt for Little Rock. Oral Roberts' Damen Bell-Holter winds up with the ball and just snipes it back toward his rim.

Oral Roberts radio play-by-play man Geoff Haxton doesn't even think the game's ending then and there, and then ...

That thing just smacks violently off the backboard and scurries its way through. What a way to win for ORU, which needed a good W, because it gets Gonzaga and Xavier on the road in the next five days.

And No. 22? With the dancing? That's Steven Roundtree. Just get down with yourself, young man, and do no apologize.

Bell-Holter has done this before, by the way. The call here is almost as good as is how this game-tying play develops.

(H/T to Fran Fraschilla, who retweeted Oklahoma radio color guy Mike Houck's tweet to the video)
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