This is one of the better shots you'll see tonight. It wasn't a buzzer beater and it didn't come at a critical point in the game, but Loyola Marymount's C.J. Blackwell pulled off something more akin to a trick shot than what one would see during live-action.
Blackwell was getting falling down and anticipating contact at the time, and seemed to throw the ball up at the rim like a player would in an attempt to make a foul a shooting foul.
Yes it's the first round of the Big Ten Tournament, yes it's not March Madness... but still, how great is it to hear Gus Johnson call a buzzer beater in March once again? Brandon Paul hits this shot at the buzzer to send Illinois in... Read Post