It was Madness in Orlando, Fla. on Thursday after Furman sophomore J.P. Pegues drilled a 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds to play and the Paladins shocked No. 4 Virginia 68-67 in the South Regional.
Pegues received a pass from junior Garrett Hien and shot the long ball from a few feet beyond the arc to send the Paladins to the second round of the 2023 NCAA Tournament.
Three years ago Pegues was in a similar situation with Hillsboro (Nashville, Tenn.). Pegues was a junior averaging 18 points per game and his team trailed Northeast 49-48 with a trip to the state tournament on the line.
With 6.3 seconds left, Pegues received the inbound near midcourt, dribbled past a defender and up at the 3-point line for the shot. ...
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