Crazy Video MUST-WATCH: Northern Iowa Hits Epic Half-Court Buzzer Beater
— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 19, 2016
It was the March Madness shot that will be replayed for years to come.
With 2.7 seconds left in the game, University of Northern Iowa’s Paul Jesperson on Friday launched a half-court heave that instantly went down as one of the greatest in tournament history, pundits say.
The UNI senior’s stunning Hail Mary at the buzzer upset the Texas Longhorns 75-72.
— UNI Basketball (@UNImbb) March 19, 2016
— FOX Sports (@FOXSports) March 19, 2016
“This one [was] far more of the “I don't believe what I just saw’ variety,” Fox Sports reported.
“It looked long the whole way, likely making everyone on the floor, in the crowd and at home think the same thing: overtime. Well, the ball was long. Perfectly long.”