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Another day, another game where a No. 1 team gets upset. Indiana, who finally claimed the top-ranked seed this week after beating No. 1 Michigan, blew their chances Thursday night in a 74-72 upset loss to Illinois. Illinois fought their way to coming close late in the game after trailing 41-29 at halftime. With .9 seconds left, the Fighting Illini were able to catch senior forward Tyler Griffey wide open for the game-winning layup that led to the storming of the court. Take a look at the big play below:
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Illinois’ Tyler Griffey brought down the house when he hit the game-winning layup to upset No. 1 ranked Indiana.
With just under twenty seconds left and the game tied 72-72, Indiana guard Victor Oladipo tried to make a move to get off a potential game-winning shot, but dribbled off of his leg, turning the ball over to Indiana guard D.J. Richardson who pushed it up the floor only...
Unranked Illinois took out the top ranked Indiana Hoosiers tonight 74-72. The game winning shot came from a Tyler Griffey layup. With .09 seconds left on the clock Tyler broke free and got an uncontested layup for the victory. Talk about a break down in defense. Check out the highlights from the game below.
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The talk in college basketball today is all about Tyler Griffey’s layup as time expired to give Illinois an upset win over top-ranked Indiana. While no play last night had a bigger impact on the landscape of college basketball, Marist’s Chavaughn Lewis gave us a more impressive buzzer beater. With Lewis’s Red Foxes trailing the host Iona Gaels by three points in overtime with...
Like the team he plays for, 2013 has been one long slump for Illinois forward Tyler Griffey.
The senior lost his shooting touch and then his starting job as the Illini, once ranked No. 10 in the country, turned a 12-0 start to the season into a flop that saw them fall toward the bottom of the Big Ten standings.
With less than a second left on the clock Thursday night, though, Griffey...
At this rate, no one will want to be No. 1.
Indiana became the fifth straight top-ranked men's college basketball team to lose, falling to unranked Illinois 74-72 on a buzzer-beater by Tyler Griffey on Thursday night.
The senior forward took an inbounds pass with 0.9 seconds to play and made a wide-open layup. And, just like that, the Hoosiers - who moved into the top spot...
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Feb 07, 2013; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini forward Tyler Griffey (42) is defended by Indiana Hoosiers forward Will Sheehey (0) during the second half at Assembly Hall. Illinois defeated Indiana 74-72. Mandatory Credit: Bradley Leeb-USA TODAY Sports
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Being the top ranked team in college basketball hasn’t been a good thing lately. As every week the number 1 team in the land has gone down. The latest victim is the Indiana Hoosiers, who were beat last night by Illinois at the buzzer. The Hoosiers become the 5th straight top ranked team to go down.
Indiana had a big lead late but they were unable to hold on as they only scored...
In this wide open year in college basketball a top
ranking in the polls is more of a curse than a badge of honor.
Indiana was the latest victim last night in
Champaign, Illinois losing to Illinois 74-72.
That will be the easiest buzzer beater Illinois
senior forward Tyler Griffey will ever make.
just made a simple curl cut and left two guys...
MINNEAPOLIS Seemingly every night in the Big Ten, there's a big shot or a thrilling finish.
Saturday, it was Wisconsin taking down No. 3 Michigan in overtime thanks in part to a last-second halfcourt shot. Two days earlier, it was unranked Illinois knocking off the top-ranked Indiana Hoosiers on a wide-open layup at the buzzer by Tyler Griffey.
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There’s just no time to relax in the Big Ten.
The Hoosiers were reminded of that the hard way on Thursday night, squandering a 14 point lead to an inferior Illinois team, and ultimately losing at the buzzer, 74-72.
A stunned Hoosiers team walks off the court dejectedly following Illinois’ game-winning shot as time expired. (Herald-Times/Chris Howell)
Tied at 72 with 0.9 seconds...