You never go to a basketball game expecting to see a buzzer-beating shot.
I don’t think anyone who attended this high school basketball game in Nebraska on Friday night thought they’d witness two buzzer-beaters.
But they ended up seeing three. However, just one counted.
According to the Lincoln Journal-Star, Blair High School and Waverly High School were tied at 50 with a few seconds to play in the game when a Blair player launched a shot from his end of the court and the ball went in. But he was fouled while taking the shot, which may have counted before the clock ran out.
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Because Blair hadn’t reached the bonus, it had to inbound the ball with three seconds to play. The ball was stolen and a Waverly player put up a half-court shot that went in before the buzzer sounded.
One problem: There was a timeout called.
So this time Waverly inbounded the ball and banked in a three-point shot as the buzzer sounded. This one counted and Waverly won 53-50.