He finally gave up, allowing the sweetest of parties to truly begin. ", "We did not play well, and credit Houston for that," he said.
The game-winner happened after Grote drew a charge from Wichita State’s Lynbert “Cheese” Johnson, a fact mentioned here mostly because of Johnson’s nickname. The Wolverines, who are the 3-seed in the West Region, will face the winner of 2-seed North Carolina vs 7-seed Texas A&M in the Sweet 16 Thursday in Los Angeles.

Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. Poole and the No. Junior Juwan Howard had a career game (34 points, 18 rebounds) to lead Michigan to an 84-79 win in Wichita, Kansas. Steve Grote led Michigan with 17 points.

Welcome to For The Win's European Union Experience. Play Round-by-Round now. Welcome to Warriors Wire's European Union Experience. Michigan’s opening games in its three appearances between 1975 and 1977 were considered, though, given the 32-team field those years. You know the saying “a wing and a prayer”?

like March 18, 2018 3:28 pm. UP NEXT Michigan freshman Jordan Poole gave us a dramatic finish to Saturday's second round action when he knocked down a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to give the Wolverines a dramatic victory over No. After the game, coach John Beilein and Poole both acknowledged the team had run the winning play before in practice numerous times and were confident in executing it to completion. It was a big, big shot he hit.". Draft Rewind: Warriors select Bradley's Patrick O'Bryant in 2006 first round, Watch: Warriors release footage from offseason minicamp live scrimmage at Chase Center, Draft Rewind: Warriors select Arizona State's Ike Diogu in 2005 first round, Watch: Klay Thompson buries transition 3-pointers in latest offseason workout, Draft Rewind: Warriors trade Vince Carter to Raptors for Antawn Jamison in 1998 First Round, Report: Steph Curry joining Charles Barkley, Peyton Manning and Phil Mickelson at 'The Match III', Report: Warriors expected to show interest in Dwight Howard during free agency, Watch: Klay Thompson sprints past his brother at recent offseason workout, Warriors add versatile playmaking option with No. WARRIORS is a registered trademark of the Golden State Warriors LLC. It appears Poole hit a near identical buzzer-beater in high school.

"It's hard to put into words," Gray said. Wagner scored a career-high 26 points on 11-of-14 shooting, showing an array of drives and post moves. The similarities are striking. This site is neither endorsed, nor sponsored by, nor affiliated with Golden State Warriors or NBA Properties LLC. Wilson, who would leave after the season, added 17. SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is a registered trademark of ABG-SI LLC. section: | slug: michigan-ncaa-hero-jordan-poole-hit-a-near-identical-buzzer-beater-in-high-school | sport: collegebasketball | route: article_single.us | (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

. And as it turns out, Beilein's faith in his freshman was far from misplaced. After the game, Poole explained that despite having not scored in the second half of Saturday's game prior to the final shot, his coach had confidence in him and the play they chose to ran because they had practiced it so much. By: Tommy Call III. By this time each of the past three years, Michigan had won a second-round NCAA Tournament game to advance to the Sweet 16. It turns out, the Cougars are not the first victims of the Jordan Poole deep-three from the right wing, as the folks at Overtime found that he had a shot from the same spot in last year's Dick's National tournament. 7 seed Aggies. Jordan Poole Game Winner Buzzer Beater Vs Houston. Bracket Busted? "I'm just trying to appreciate the moment of what just happened," Beilein said. The youngster's shot hit nothing but net. 3 seed Wolverines will meet the winner of Sunday's North Carolina-Texas A&M game in the Sweet 16 on Thursday. Freshman guard Jordan Poole squared up and drained a long 3-pointer at the buzzer, giving third-seeded Michigan a heart-stopping 64-63 victory over No. Michigan won its 11th straight game in the most dramatic of fashions, even without its top players at their best. The down-to-the-wire outcome was hardly surprising given the way the rest of the game went. Cut through the clutter of social media and communicate directly with our beat reporters, just like you would with your friends. If the shot had missed, the 3 seed Wolverines would not have had the chance to beat Texas A&M, Florida State, and Loyola Chicago to reach the national championship, where they fell to Villanova.

Honorable mention: Holy Cross, 1977 (Rickey Green drops 35 points in a 92-81 win); East Tennessee State, 1992 (a 102-90 win over a 14 seed); Michigan has also had several memorable losses in the second round: in overtime against UCLA in 1975; a 149-115 shootout against Loyola Marymount in 1990; a two-point loss to No. And, yes, this whole exercise is subjective. Michigan, a 3 seed, had already defeated Pepperdine in overtime. Michigan reached the NCAA Tournament five times before 1975; those games won’t be considered until we start looking at the program’s best “Sweet 16” wins, given the size of the field then. The 7 seed Wolverines lost a heartbreaker to Oregon in the Sweet 16. Jordan Poole hit a wild shot to send Michigan to the Sweet 16 on Saturday, and it turns out he made almost that exact shot to beat the buzzer in high school. By: Nick Schwartz. Jordan Poole hit a once-in-a-lifetime shot, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings live stream, how to watch, NFL football predictions, odds, tv channel, start time, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Indianapolis Colts live stream, how to watch, NFL football predictions, odds, tv channel, start time, Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans live stream, how to watch, NFL football predictions, odds, tv channel, start time, Chicago Bears vs. Carolina Panthers live stream, how to watch, NFL football predictions, odds, tv channel, start time, Baltimore Ravens vs. Philadelphia Eagles live stream, how to watch, NFL football predictions, odds, tv channel, start time, Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots live stream, how to watch, NFL football predictions, odds, tv channel, start time, Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers live stream, how to watch, NFL football predictions, odds, tv channel, start time, Tobin Heath scored her first goal for Manchester United and it was a rocket, Boxing fans were outraged by questionable scorecard in Lopez - Lomachenko title fight, The Rays eliminated the Astros in Game 7 and opposing fans are celebrating, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. He even fell and had the same leg kick on both shots. It's not always fair," Houston coach Kelvin Sampson said. It's bigger than basketball," Gray said. Texas hung around -- it was a one-point game in the final minute -- but the Wolverines were clutch from the foul line late. Jalen Rose’s attempted bank shot missed, but Jimmy King’s putback did not.
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