Resilient Huskies Beat Zaragoza In OT, 74-73
Aziz N'Diaye (Dave Kronstad/UW)
Aziz N'Diaye (Dave Kronstad/UW)
Media Relations
Posted Aug 29, 2012


ZARAGOZA, Spain - Shawn Kemp hit a six-foot jump hook as the shot clock was expiring with 20 seconds left in overtime to cap a furious rally and push Washington to a 74-73 win over Zaragoza at Pricipe Felipe Pavilion on Wednesday. The Huskies improved to 2-0 in their 16-day foreign tour, but needed a prayer to be answered to get that second win.

Abdul Gaddy took an inbound pass after a made free throw put the Huskies down 66-63 with two seconds remaining. He dribbled twice and launched a shot from about 10 feet behind half court that hit nothing but the bottom of the net.

"It looked good after it left my hand, so I thought it had a chance," said Gaddy, who scored a team-high 17 points.

He said the only time he hit a similar shot under the same circumstances came in high school at a Torrey Pines tournament.

To read the rest of the story, as well as the box score and YouTube link to Gaddy's game-tying shot, click on the link below.

Resilient Huskies Beat Zaragoza In OT, 74-73



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