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Tulsa’s Jeriah Horne hits incredible buzzer-beater for victory above UCF


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Tulsa and UCF obtained university basketball lovers ready for March Insanity on Sunday.

In the Golden Hurricane’s remaining activity of the frequent year, Jeriah Horne came up clutch. Tulsa, who only experienced nine wins entering the sport, essential a wonder shot from Horne, and he gave them that.

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Tulsa Golden Hurricane forward Jeriah Horne (41) looks to pass the ball during the basketball game between the UCF Knights and Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Feb. 14, 2022, at Addition Financial Arena in Orlando, Florida

Tulsa Golden Hurricane forward Jeriah Horne (41) seems to be to pass the ball in the course of the basketball video game in between the UCF Knights and Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Feb. 14, 2022, at Addition Monetary Arena in Orlando, Florida
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UCF’s Darius Perry missed a totally free throw that would’ve place the Knights up a few factors. Horne grabbed the rebound, dribbled up the floor and heaved up a prayer in advance of receiving to halfcourt.

It went in.

Tulsa won the recreation 73-72 and picked up its 10th gain in the process.

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“Of course, Jeriah’s shot was outstanding. This team has been working so challenging, so it was fantastic to see something optimistic materialize for them,” Golden Hurricane mentor Frank Haith mentioned just after the activity.

UCF Knights guard Darius Perry (2) and Tulsa Golden Hurricane forward Jeriah Horne (41) during the basketball game between the UCF Knights and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Feb. 14, 2022, at Addition Financial Arena in Orlando, Florida.

UCF Knights guard Darius Perry (2) and Tulsa Golden Hurricane forward Jeriah Horne (41) during the basketball game among the UCF Knights and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Feb. 14, 2022, at Addition Money Arena in Orlando, Florida.
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“This would rank appropriate up there with Elijah Joiner’s shot from Wichita Condition a pair many years in the past. This a person, though, is unbelievable with what we have long gone through this season. We kept battling. It wasn’t very but we kept battling. Our minsdset was generally about we’re likely to earn. We are lucky they skipped a couple free throws, and we created plenty of, bought a couple rebounds. We had some breaks that we haven’t been able to get this year, so it was superior to see a little something go our way.”

The sport-winner arrived for the duration of senior day for Horne.

The graduate transfer performed at Colorado last season, helping the Buffaloes to an NCAA Event bid. He experienced played for Nebraska and Tulsa from 2016-2020 in advance of actively playing at Colorado and later re-becoming a member of Tulsa.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane forward Jeriah Horne reacts after scoring a three point basket against the Southern Methodist Mustangs during the first half at Moody Coliseum Feb. 23, 2022, in Dallas, Texas.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane ahead Jeriah Horne reacts after scoring a three level basket towards the Southern Methodist Mustangs for the duration of the 1st fifty percent at Moody Coliseum Feb. 23, 2022, in Dallas, Texas.
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He’s averaging 10.1 factors and 4.9 rebounds in 32 games for Tulsa this season.

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