Thursday, March 14, 2013

Timeline: the final 6 seconds

Here's how the final six seconds of Charlotte's 68-63 victory against Richmond in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament broke down:
5.9 seconds remaining
-- Richmond’s Cedrick Lindsay makes two free throws, giving Spiders 63-60 lead.

4.7 seconds
-- Before he can shoot a 3-pointer, Spiders foul Charlotte’s Pierria Henry, who will shoot one-and-one.

-- Henry makes first free throw, cutting lead to 63-61.

-- Richmond’s Derrick Williams shoves Charlotte’s Willie Clayton to floor after Henry’s free throw, a dead-ball technical foul.

-- Henry makes second of one-and-one, making it 63-62 Richmond.

-- Henry makes both both technical free throws, giving Charlotte a 64-63 lead and the ball.

2.8 seconds
-- Henry is fouled and is ruled to be shooting from 3-point range, giving him three free throws. Richmond coach Chris Mooney argues, is called for two technicals and is ejected.

-- Henry makes two-of-three free throws on shooting foul, giving Charlotte 66-63 lead.

-- Henry stays at the line for four more technicals, makes two of them for 68-63 lead.
-- Richmond's Lindsay misses a desperation heave as the buzzer sounds. -- David Scott


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