A day later, it is still the only thing to talk about. Jalen Suggs’ 40-foot triple that slammed into the backboard as time expired to give the undefeated Gonzaga a 93-90 overtime victory over UCLA in the Final Four on Saturday night is already being hailed as one of the the most iconic shots, in one. of the best games in college basketball history. The shot sent Gonzaga into the men’s championship game of the NCAA Tournament on Monday, where they will face Baylor.
Even the referee was raving: Here’s the radio call from Adam Morrison, the former Gonzaga star whose college career was ended by UCLA in a memorable Sweet 16 game in 2006: And from every angle: After the game, Suggs barely I could believe what he ‘had just done. “Things like this are something that you dream of as a kid and that you practice on your mini-hoop,” Suggs told reporters. And don’t forget, Suggs was a pretty decent soccer player too, becoming the first to win the Minnesota Mr. Football and Mr. Basketball awards in the same year – Monday’s championship game will be the first between two No seeds. 1 since 2005, as Gonzaga will be looking to achieve the first undefeated season in Division I men’s basketball since Indiana in 1976. It will air on CBS at 9 pm Eastern Monday and air on ViacomCBS’s VIAC, -1.02% Paramount +.