For Pete's Sake

Watch unsuspecting KU fans talk to Northern Iowa star who broke their hearts in 2010

Northern Iowa guard Ali Farokhmanesh was wide open when he popped a three-pointer at near the end of the game as Kansas guard Sherron Collins scrambled to cover him during the NCAA Tournament in 2010.
Northern Iowa guard Ali Farokhmanesh was wide open when he popped a three-pointer at near the end of the game as Kansas guard Sherron Collins scrambled to cover him during the NCAA Tournament in 2010. The Kansas City Star

Ali Farokhmanesh completed his first season as a graduate assistant manager with the Nebraska basketball team.

Since he’s in the state, the Omaha World-Herald asked him to interview Kansas fans in Omaha for the NCAA Tournament about their memories of the 2010 NCAA Tournament.

That’s when Farokhmanesh’s late three-pointer helped Northern Iowa stun the Jayhawks.

KU fans had no idea they were talking to Farokhmanesh. (Kudos to the Omaha World-Herald)

Here’s the shot he made while at Northern Iowa:

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