Posted March 28, 2013 on AP on Fox
No list of great NCAA championship game moments is complete unless Keith Smart's jumper for Indiana in 1987 is on it. Known by Hoosiers fans to this day as ''The Shot,'' and known in much less complimentary terms by Syracuse faithful, that 16-foot jumper from the left side with 5 seconds to play is a film clip staple throughout March. The memory of ''The Shot,'' which gave Indiana a 74-73 victory, is still with Smart, now the coach of the Sacramento Kings, while Jim Boeheim, still the coach at Syracuse, revisited it every day for 16 years. ''It's pretty much every day,'' Smart said Wednesday when asked how often he thinks about the jumper that made him a hero in Bloomington and a villain in Syracuse. ''Probably every other day something happens. I'll go somewhere to eat, or when we travel, I check into the hotel and somebody sees the name tag on the bag and they'll mention something about `The Shot' then....
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