UNI secures tourney bid on crazy buzzer-beater

Northern Iowa and Evansville were locked in a tight game down the stretch. This particular game decided who would get the Missouri Valley Conference automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. UNI already upset top-seeded Wichita State in the semi-final and it looks like they were eager to keep playing into the postseason.

UNI’s Wes Washpun was a big part of the win over UNC earlier in the year and it turns out he would play a huge role in this game as well. He had the ball with the game tied at 54-54 and decided that he wasn’t about that overtime life.

How about that bounce? Straight off the back iron and right into the hoop! Talk about getting a dramatic win.

Ben Bornstein was born in San Antonio, TX. That would explain his love for the Spurs and good basketball. He was raised in Orlando, Florida for most of his life though, so he has special feelings for the Magic too. He is an avid NBA, NCAA, and NFL fan who ...Read more
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