Allen Sends Patriots to Semis [COURTSIDE SEATS]

With just 18 seconds remaining in the game – just three seconds separating the shot clock and game clock – Bryon Allen patiently dribbled the ball near midcourt. Moving to his strong hand, Allen rubbed shoulders with Sherrod Wright and Jonathan Arledge before turning the corner and making his way into the paint. With 3.4 seconds left, Allen switched the ball from his right to his left hand, spinning the ball off the backboard, and splashed home the go-ahead bucket.

Just like they drew it up.

“I saw the shot clock was down to five, so I knew I had to get it on the rim,” Allen said. “Fortunately, it went in.”

Read the full piece by Courtside Seats Editor-in-Chief Cody Norman on Courtside Seats.

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