Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 3/24/13
The shot went up, and all John Craft paid attention to was its arc. It hadn't been a pretty last few minutes for his son, pesky and reliable Ohio State junior guard Aaron Craft. With 4:40 left in the game, Aaron Craft stood at the foul line, his Buckeyes up six on an Iowa State team that had made more 3-pointers this season than any team in college hoops. Iowa State was a team that could close that gap as quick as any, so Craft's 1-and-1 free throws were vital. He missed the front end. Iowa State grabbed the rebound, sprinted down the floor, and 14 seconds later Tyrus McGee hit a 3 to bring the Cyclones to within three. Craft was fouled again, and again missed the front end of a crucial 1-and-1. From Section 229, Row F of University of Dayton Arena, behind the Ohio State bench and even with the free-throw line, John Craft could tell: The arc on his son's shots was flat. "Alright Aaron, some free throws would be nice," tweeted Craft's little sister, Cait, a freshman guard for Ohio ...
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