It may not have come from halfcourt, but a buzzer beater in Tupelo, Miss., still might be one of the year's best. Just to make the whole experience even more impressive, the shot capped a furious rally that saw the Tupelo (Miss.) High Golden Wave close with a 13-point rally within the game's final four minutes.
The shot you see just after the 55-second mark above -- sent in to Prep Rally by loyal blog follower and Tupelo public address announcer Braden Bishop -- followed two missed free throws by Tupelo guard Deontaye Ewing that would have pushed the Golden Wave into a 72-72 tie with Starkville (Miss.) High. After Ewing missed the first of the duo he had to miss the second to give Tupelo any chance of the tie.
He did, and absolute madness broke out, with a Tupelo player eventually chasing down the ensuing loose ball, finding a way to keep toes inbounds near the left sideline and sliding a pass to senior teammate Chris Brooks justRead More »from Amazing buzzer beater caps even more incredible rally