Will Wade Discusses Buzzer-Beater Win And UNO Game On Saturday
The McNeese Cowboys continue turning heads this season as the Men's Basketball team is off to its best start since the 1970s. Today, Head Coach Will Wade and DJ Richards sat down to talk about the buzzer-beater win and they look ahead to the matchup with the University of New Orleans on Saturday.
In a game that was unlike any other most people have seen, the McNeese Cowboys were able to erase an 18-point deficit and come back to win insanely.
With 3.2 seconds remaining, Jordan Roberts of the Islanders, who led all scorers with 18 points, fouled Mike Saunders Jr., sending him to the free-throw line. Saunders made the first but missed the second off the front rim. Collum had a nice look at it initially but he missed, but never fail, Christian Shumate came to save the day and came skying in for the eventual game-winning tip.
Here are some stunning notes from the game:
- 18pt 2nd half deficit largest to overcome in school history.
- 17 wins tied as the most in NCAA with #1 UConn, #2 Purdue, Samford, and Grand Canyon.
- Ties the best start in school history.
The Cowboys are now 17-2 and 6-0 in Southland Conference Play and currently hold a 2-game lead in the conference standings. The Cowboys will welcome the University of New Orleans on Saturday inside of the Legacy Center. Here's what Wade had to say today to the media.
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