UC Riverside improbable buzzer beater sinks Arizona State

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Photo courtesy of UC Riverside Athletics.

UC Riverside’s JP Moorman II hit a game winning 3-pointer from inside his own half to beat the Sun Devils.

UC Riverside was trailing Arizona State 65-63 with 1.7 seconds remaining when JP Moorman II received an inbound pass and heaved the ball about 70 feet towards the rim.

And then this happened.

Moorman II is a 6’7 senior forward from Greensboro, NC who spent the previous four seasons at Temple University playing in 105 games. He averaged 7.3 points per game last year for the Owls.

The improbable winner helped beat Arizona State 66-65.

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Chris McKee is a member of the United States Basketball Writers Association and has done play-by-play for CBC Sports and TSN radio calling professional, college and high school basketball, volleyball and soccer. You can see him in the CBC TV series "Anyone's Game" as the voice of Orangeville Prep. He also works as a traffic reporter in Toronto for Boom 97.3, Flow 93.5, Jazz FM, Classical FM, CJOY and Magic 106. Prior to working in sports, McKee was an award winning music agent and concert promoter for 20 years having produced concerts for the likes of Rihanna, The Black Eyed Peas, Wu-Tang Clan, 50 Cent, Justin Timberlake, Norah Jones and many more. Author of the book "Life on the road with the Wu-Tang Clan."