Wild game-ending method pushes Texas Southern past Kansas State (VIDEO)
December 29, 2014 - Finding Carter
Faced with a four-point necessity with 15 seconds remaining, many college basketball teams would have a tough time forcing overtime many reduction anticipating a approach to win a game. However in Manhattan, Kansas, Mike Davis’ Texas Southern Tigers pulled off a quip that will go down as one of a many overwhelming in college basketball this season, with some assistance from a Kansas State Wildcats.
Texas Southern, a preseason favorites to win a SWAC, scored 6 points in a final 3.8 seconds to knock off Kansas State by a final measure of 58-56 with Jason Carter’s shot as time lapsed being a difference.
Texas Southern found itself in position to win a diversion interjection in partial to some bad tainted sharpened by Kansas State, that done only dual of a final 8 giveaway throws. During that duration Chris Thomas and Maradarious Gibbs both done baskets, with Gibbs’ layup pulling a Tigers to within 3 with only over 18 seconds remaining (55-52). A Nino Williams giveaway chuck increasing Kansas State’s lead to four, though afterwards Jevon Thomas done a mistake of fouling Tonnie Collier on a three-point shot with 3.8 seconds to go.
Collier done a initial dual and intentionally missed a third, with Thomas collecting a miscarry and scoring with 9 tenths of a second remaining to tie a diversion during 56. Overtime looked to be likely…until Kansas State rifled a inbounds pass out of end though anyone touching it. That gave Texas Southern one final possession underneath their basket and Gibbs found Carter, who scored over Williams as time expired.
The time user didn’t do Kansas State any favors when it comes to starting a time on time, though after examination (and a use of a stopwatch) a officials ruled that a shot counted. Texas Southern has won dual of a final 3 games opposite energy discussion opposition, as they won during then-No. 25 Michigan State Dec 20 and mislaid by a indicate during Auburn Dec 23.
Vine credit: Brian Goodman