The shot grew to become a traditional as quickly because it dropped by means of the ring. Jalen Suggs banked in a desperation 3-point on the finish of additional time Saturday night time to ship undefeated Gonzaga to the boys’s nationwide championship recreation.
Suggs’ heave gave the Bulldogs, the highest general seed within the match, a 93-90 additional time win over 11-seed UCLA — and a date with Baylor within the title recreation Monday night time in Indianapolis. It additionally set off a Twitter frenzy as everybody rushed to marvel on the shot and the sport.
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One celebration had a singular perspective: former Zags star Adam Morrison, whose tearful response to UCLA beating his Gonzaga squad within the 2006 Sweet 16 has caught to him. Morrison was the analyst on the Gonzaga radio broadcast Saturday night time.
Jalen Suggs’ all-time game-winner in opposition to UCLA known as by Gonzaga’s IMG radio crew of Tom Hudson and Adam Morrison (sure, that Adam Morrison): pic.twitter.com/DBtqdFjenL
— Brian Fonseca (@briannnnf) April 4, 2021
TAKE THAT UCLA! These are tears of pleasure this time. #Gonzaga
— Adam Morrison (@AdamMorrison35) April 4, 2021
Gonzaga followers and the remainder of Twitter have been simply shocked.
I stated SUGGS about to hit this as quickly as he crossed half court docket. GAME!!
— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 4, 2021
OMG I nonetheless cannot consider this immediate traditional we simply watched Tonight demonstrated what’s outlined as @marchmadness Just a tremendous competitors & a salute to each groups for taking part in their hearts out for 45 minutes . @Gonzaga actually SURVIVES & ADVANCES !
— Dick Vitale (@DickieV) April 4, 2021
“WHAT A SHOT” and “ARE YOU KIDDING ME?” are trending.
Thank you Gonzaga-UCLA.
— John Canzano (@johncanzanobft) April 4, 2021
I understand how UCLA really feel…😂😂
— Theo pinson (@tpinsonn) April 4, 2021