College student sinks 94-foot putt at basketball game, wins $500

Ryan Ballengee

This was a pressure-packed putt.

Franklin Pierce University student Brandon Knight was plucked from the crowd during Saturday's showdown with Southern Connecticut State University in men's basketball and told that if he could drain an end-to-end, 94-foot putt, by sinking in into a 3-inch hole that he'd win $500.

If you've been to college in recent years – or you're paying for it – then you know every little bit helps.

And what do you know? Knight came through, sinking the putt and sending the gym into a tizzy. 

Even better, the home team FPU Ravens took down the SCSU Owls by an 81-79 count.

[Hat tip to Golf Channel for the find]

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