Wisconsin HC Greg Gard recreated the play that led to Bronson Koenig’s 2016 buzzer-beater vs Xavier

Attentive Wisconsin basketball fans were all over this on X during the Badgers’ heart-stopping overtime win over Purdue Saturday afternoon.

The win came thanks to the play of point guard Chucky Hepburn. He finished with 22 points, four assists, three steals and incredible clutch moments in regulation and overtime. It also came thanks to how head coach Greg Gard was able to manage the game, and his ability to dial up late-game plays for his best players.

This was perfectly seen with Hepburn’s buzzer-beater to force an overtime period. Wisconsin was inbounding the ball with 2.7 seconds remaining and a two-point deficit.

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Then Gard dialed up a beauty:

Wisconsin fans were all over that action, which I guess is called ‘wagon,’ because it reminded them of Bronson Koenig’s game-winning three against Xavier in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.

I see the resemblance, and each obviously resulted in a clutch basket.

The official Wisconsin basketball account on X seemed to confirm the suspicions, by posting the following after the game:

Wisconsin’s last-second win sends the team to the Big Ten Tournament final to take on the winner of Illinois and Indiana. That game will be tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. eastern, and will immediately proceed the reveal of the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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