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Watch: Northern Iowa hits half-court shot to beat Texas

Late Friday night, Northern Iowa’s Paul Jesperson hit this epic shot to advance Northern Iowa to the next round of the NCAA Tournament and destroy the hopes of the Texas Longhorns…. PAUL JESPERSON FROM HALF COURT! #MarchMadness https://t.co/kiZW9MSQUe — NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 19, 2016 The post Watch: Northern Iowa hits half-court shot to beat Texas appeared...
Via The Student Section
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas A&M looks to stay focused against Northern Iowa

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Paul Jesperson had the expected barrage of text messages and voicemails waiting on him following his half-court miracle that beat Texas on Friday night.But the senior quickly put his shining NCAA Tournament moment behind him -- preferring instead to wake up Saturday morning with his full focus on Northern Iowa's second-round matchup with Texas A&M.The decision...
Via Associated Press
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

N. Iowa-Texas A&M Preview

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Paul Jesperson had the expected barrage of text messages and voicemails waiting on him following his half-court miracle that beat Texas on Friday night. But the senior quickly put his shining NCAA Tournament moment behind him - preferring instead to wake up Saturday morning with his full focus on Northern Iowa's second-round matchup with Texas A&M. The decision...
Via Associated Press
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NCAA Tournament is a record-setting one for upsets

When Northern Iowa’s Paul Jesperson’s heroic half court heave kissed off the window and through the net, it didn’t just complete an unforgettable upset for the 11th seeded Panthers over the 6th seeded Texas Longhorns.  It also capped a historic first two days of the NCAA Tournament where the Davids of the world stood tall and conquered Goliath. Northern Iowa joined the likes...
Via The Comeback
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Radio call of Northern Iowa’s game-winner will blow your mind

No. 11 Northern Iowa beat No. 6 Texas on a crazy buzzer-beater last night thanks to Paul Jesperson’s prayer shot from beyond halfcourt and while the Panthers’ celebration was fantastic in and of itself, the radio call by longtime play-by-play man Gary Rima was even greater. Give it a listen below! And, of course, here is video of Jesperson’s shot to go with Rima’s call....
Via Campus Sports Net
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Prayer answered! Half-court buzzer-beater lifts No. 11 Northern Iowa past Texas

Paul Jesperson banked in a half-court buzzer-beater for the biggest shot of the NCAA tournament so far, lifting 11th-seeded Northern Iowa over sixth-seeded Texas on Friday night.More to come...
Via Associated Press
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Northern Iowa Knocks Off Texas On Half-Court Buzzer-Beater

Just when you thought the madness of Friday was over, Northern Iowa decides to go and hit a half-court buzzer-beater to win its first round matchup against Texas. No, really – that happened. With the score tied at 72-72 and just a few seconds on the clock, Panthers senior Paul Jesperson let one fly from midcourt. It first found the backboard, then the bottom of the net. Northern...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: UNI upsets Texas on half-court buzzer-beater

Northern Iowa advanced to the NCAA Tournament Second Round thanks to senior Paul Jesperson’s heroics Friday night. After Texas guard Isaiah Taylor tied the score with 2.7 seconds left, Jesperson banked in a half-court shot to give Northern Iowa a 75-72 victory. PAUL JESPERSON FROM HALF COURT! #MarchMadnesshttps://t.co/kiZW9MSQUe — NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 19...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Paul Jesperson sinks Texas with halfcourt shot at buzzer

Northern Iowa has done it again! The Panthers took out Texas on a half-court buzzer-beater by Paul Jesperson to end their first-round game against the Longhorns in the NCAA Tournament on Friday: PAUL JESPERSON FROM HALF COURT! #MarchMadness https://t.co/kiZW9MSQUe — NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 19, 2016 UNI was up 72-70 after making 1-of-2 free throws, giving...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Jesperson's 8 3s lead Northern Iowa past Bradley 68-50

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) Paul Jesperson hit 8 3-pointers and scored 28 points - both career highs - and Northern Iowa limited Bradley to just 18 second-half points as the Panthers took a 68-50 victory Wednesday night. Jesperson and Matt Bohannon each knocked down a pair of 3-pointers as Northern Iowa took a 12-4 lead, but Bradley kept pace. Antoine Pittman hit a 3-pointer to tie it at...
Via Associated Press
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss
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