Posted on: January 18, 2011 11:43 pm

Brian Williams wins it at the buzzer for the Vols

Posted by Matt Norlander

Quite the dramatic night in the SEC, huh? None more than this game-winner for Tennessee, which came courtesy of center Brian Williams, who was fortunate enough to not get called for an over-the-back penalty in the Vols' road game at Georgia.

The Volunteers got to 2-2 in the SEC thanks to Williams' crazy shot. Georgia fell to the same conference mark.
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Posted on: January 17, 2011 9:35 am
Edited on: January 17, 2011 9:43 am

Video: Air ball leads to game-winning layup

Posted by Matt Norlander

Some serendipity for the Sycamores!

Indiana State (11-7) improved to a surprising 6-1 in the Missouri Valley Sunday after it defeated Creighton by unintentional means in at last second in the Hulman Center.

With the score wrapped at 59 and 4.3 seconds remaining on the clock, Bluejays freshman Jake Odum took the inbounds pass from junior Carl Richards and subsequently put up a heave to win the game. But the shot fell well short, vaguely reminiscent of the ending of the 1983 national title game.

Richards, like a heat-seeking missile, was eyeing the orange the entire way and put up a no-look reverse layup to give Indiana State the win at home in the most surprising way. Amateur video of the scene in Terre Haute below.

You know that golden rule of last-second shots: Don't forget about the inbounder. In this case, Richards roamed free and clear and bailed out his young teammate, putting the Sycamores in the thick of a three-team race atop the MVC.

(H/T, The Dagger)
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