Video: D-II Buzzer Beater Best Shot On Saturday

All due respect to Scottie Reynolds, but the biggest shot of March Madness just might have come a few hours earlier and 90 miles west yesterday. Findlay and Cal Poly Pomona were tied at 53 with 2.4 seconds left in OT of the Division II championship game in Springfield, Mass., when Findlay had one last chance on a inbound play from the baseline.

Findlay buzzer beater

And just to set the scene, Findlay came into the game at 35-0 and had been ranked #1 all year. Cal Poly was trying to become the first unranked team to win the D-II title in 30 years. Findlay got the ball inbound to senior Tyler Evans, who seemingly had nowhere to go and hadn’t made a shot all day. You know what’s happening next.

Video after the jump.

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Sunday Streakers: Tiger, Rockets Keep On Rolling

Sunday was a great day for streaking. (No, not that kind of streaking. Well, actually, she’s not half-bad.)

Um, anyway, both Tiger Woods and the Houston Rockets saw their winning streaks stay alive over the weekend.

Tiger Woods Rafer Alston Houston Rockets

The golf-artist-formerly-known-as-Eldrick notched his fifth-straight PGA Tour victory with a dramatic one-stroke win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando. Woods has yet to lose a PGA tournament in 2008, and the talk of a possible perfect season is turning a little more serious. Read more…

Ohio State Second Big Ten Basketball Team To Lose To Division II Opponent

2ND BIG TEN TEAM FALLS TO DIVISION II FOE THIS WEEK: Oops, they did it again. For the second time in 5 days, a Big Ten basketball power lost to a Division II opponent:

Findlay Ohio State basketball

YAHOO SPORTS reports that this time, Ohio State was the upset victim, as last year’s national championship finalists lost 70-68 to the Findlay Oilers on Tuesday night.

Last Friday, 8th-ranked Michigan State was upended by Grand Valley State, 85-82, in double OT. Luckily for the Buckeyes and Spartans, both defeats came in exhibition contests, so they won’t count in the official standings.

Tom Izzo Baylor fans

But how did Tom Izzo handle the Grand Valley loss? Shannon Shelton of the DETROIT FREE PRESS reports the coach kicked the players out of their own brand-new locker room, with digs to make most NBA teams envious.Wonder what Thad Matta will do about the Findlay falter. We recommend punishing his players with bad Chris Berman-esque puns during their next practice, such as, “What’s the Matta with you guys?

Coincidentally, both Findlay and GVSU are members of the Great Lakes Intercollgiate Athletic Conference. So, there’s a lesson to be learned by the Big Ten big boys:

GVSU mascot Findlay logo

Fear the GLIAC!