The shot grew to become a basic as quickly because it dropped by the ring. Jalen Suggs banked in a desperation 3-point on the finish of time beyond regulation Saturday night time to ship undefeated Gonzaga to the boys’s nationwide championship sport.
Suggs’ heave gave the Bulldogs, the highest general seed within the event, a 93-90 time beyond regulation win over 11-seed UCLA — and a date with Baylor within the title sport Monday night time in Indianapolis. It additionally set off a Twitter frenzy as everybody rushed to marvel on the shot and the sport.
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One occasion had a novel perspective: former Zags star Adam Morrison, whose tearful response to UCLA beating his Gonzaga squad within the 2006 Candy 16 has caught to him. Morrison was the analyst on the Gonzaga radio broadcast Saturday night time.
Jalen Suggs’ all-time game-winner towards UCLA known as by Gonzaga’s IMG radio crew of Tom Hudson and Adam Morrison (sure, that Adam Morrison): pic.twitter.com/DBtqdFjenL
— Brian Fonseca (@briannnnf) April 4, 2021
TAKE THAT UCLA! These are tears of pleasure this time. #Gonzaga
— Adam Morrison (@AdamMorrison35) April 4, 2021
Gonzaga followers and the remainder of Twitter have been simply shocked.
I mentioned SUGGS about to hit this as quickly as he crossed half court docket. GAME!!
— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 4, 2021
OMG I nonetheless can’t consider this on the spot basic we simply watched Tonight demonstrated what’s outlined as @marchmadness Simply a tremendous competitors & a salute to each groups for enjoying their hearts out for 45 minutes . @Gonzaga really SURVIVES & ADVANCES !
— Dick Vitale (@DickieV) April 4, 2021
“WHAT A SHOT” and “ARE YOU KIDDING ME?” are trending.
— John Canzano (@johncanzanobft) April 4, 2021
I understand how UCLA really feel…😂😂
— Theo pinson (@tpinsonn) April 4, 2021