Hollis Thompson found just the right spot for a game-winning shot: Right in front of Georgetown's bench.
Thompson hit a long three-pointer with 1.8 seconds left to lift the Hoyas to a 57-55 win over No. 12 Alabama on Thursday night, ending the Crimson Tide's 24-game home winning streak. Then he didn't have to go far for the celebration.
Jason Clark, who had 22 points, dribbled up the court and handed off to Thompson, who drilled it to give Georgetown (6-1) its second win in three games over a team ranked in the top 12.
''We drew a play trying to penetrate and they played it pretty well,'' Thompson said.
So he took the only option left, and delivered.
''Jason didn't have anything, so he went to Hollis and Hollis did what Hollis does,'' Georgetown coach John Thompson III said.
Alabama (7-1) had taken its second lead of the second half on Trevor Releford's two free throws with 13 seconds remaining. After a quick timeout by Georgetown, Clark and Thompson silenced a crowd thinking ...