New Mexico State nails a half-court buzzer-beater to take down Grand Canyon
New Mexico State Aggies trailed the Grand Canyon Lopes 75-74 on Thursday night in Las Cruces, NM, when Grand Canyonâs Trey Dreschel missed a free throw with 3.3 seconds left.
The Aggiesâ Johnny McCants got the rebound and dribbled just shy of half-court, where he drained a buzzer-beater for the 77-75 win.
This really is an incredible shot, with a pretty nice shooting stroke from that deep and no need for the backboard:
WATCH | WINNNNERRR!!!! @mccantsjohnny23 with the GAME-WINNING
Aurrecoechea: 20pts (10-14 FG), 11rebs
Brown: 15pts (4-5 3FG)
McCants: 16pts (7-9 FG)
Jones: 12pts, 5rebs
Harris: 9pts, 7asts#AggieUp | #PanAm50 pic.twitter.com/PWQhQgnEQ8
â NM State MBB (@NMStateMBB) January 11, 2019
McCants, a sophomore, had only made one three-pointer in his two seasons with New Mexico State before that one.
New Mexico State is off to a 12-4 start after a tremendous 2017-18 season (28-6 record) that included a trip to the NCAA Tournament.
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