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Breaking down Cadougan’s buzzer-beater…

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It’s always easy to raise questions in hindsight, but Junior Cadougan’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer deserves closer examination. UConn coach Kevin Ollie said he “didn’t have a chance to tell Boatright to foul at that time.” It all happened very fast: Boatright buried a turnaround to put UConn up 69-66 with 5.9 seconds left, then Cadougan raced […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from Marquette: “It was a fluke happening, but it wasn’t the deciding factor in the game.”

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A boring 30 minutes turned into a wild finish Tuesday night as UConn, once again powered by Shabazz Napier, cut into a 10-point deficit and took a 69-66 lead on Marquette. Junior Cadougan, a 16.7 percent 3-point shooter for the year, drilled a buzzer-beater to force overtime. And after an odd beginning to the extra […] [Read More]
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Statement from Big East official

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Big East official Karl Hess released the following statement on the missed call at the beginning of overtime that would have resulted in two points for UConn, giving it a 71-69 lead. It was an incredibly bizarre sequence: Both teams lined up incorrectly at the beginning of overtime and were unknowingly going the wrong way. […] [Read More]
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