We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here. The latest in the sports world, emailed daily. A back-and-forth affair over the next few minutes sawSilvio De Sousahit a driving layup that keyed an 11-3 run to put Chattanooga in front 40-32 with 9:38 remaining. OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF SAMFORD UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS, Athletics | 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229.
Chattanooga led46-39before Furman answered with a 7-0 run that tied the game at 46-46 with just 2:12 remaining. David Jean-Baptisteplayed the role of hero as he hit agame-winning three-pointer over three defenders to lift Chattanoogato a 64-63 overtime win overFurmanin the 2022Southern Conferencechampionship game. is a global sports multi-platform and media company that operates with its own technology. VAVEL is the go-to source to consult for its wide coverage of sport around the world. In the extra session, Bothwell hit another huge shot to put Furman ahead 56-53 before Jean-Baptiste answered with a threeon the ensuing possession to make it a 56-56 game with 1:59 left. "Once I saw it hit the net, I couldn't feel no more asfter that. It was a slow start to thr\e game as the top two seeded teams combined to miss their first nine shots from the floor before Smith hit a floater for the first points of the game nearly five minutes in. Bothwell forced overtime in dramatic fashion as he hit a step-back three to tie the game, 51-51. Silvio De Sousadominated down low, leading Chattanooga (27-7) with 17 points and 14 rebounds. Bothwell's 24 points weren't enough for Furman, while De Sousa led the way for the victors with 17 points and 14 rebounds. VAVEL are among the federally registered trademarks of Etemenanki Technology, SL and may not be used by third parties without explicit permission. Caldwell tied the game for the Mocs with a triple in the final 30 seconds before Bothwell's layup on the ensuing possession appeared to give the Paladins the victory. VAVEL Exclusive: Hammond 'Excited' to Represent Notre Dame, 2022 NCAA Tournament: North Carolina upsets Baylor in overtime classic, 2022 NCAA Tournament: Illinois stuns Chattanooga in final seconds, 2022 NCAA Tournament: Hot shooting from Ryan helps Notre Dame upset Alabama, 2022 NCAA Tournament: Miami wins back-and-forth game against USC, 2022 NCAA Tournament: Villanova pulls away from Delaware in second half, 2022 NCAA Tournament: Texas Tech crushes Montana State behind sizzling shooting, 2022 NCAA Tournament: Ohio State stifles Loyola Chicago to advance, 2022 NCAA Tournament: Late rally pushes UCLA past Akron in defensive struggle, 2022 NCAA Tournament: Murray State wins overtime thriller against San Francisco, 2022 NCAA Tournament: Arkansas survives scare from Vermont to advance, 2022 NCAA Tournament: Creighton rallies for stunning overtime victory over San Diego State, 2022 Southern Conference championship game: Jean-Baptiste half-court miracle lifts Chattanooga past Furman. The ball appeared to be on the rim when the Kansas transfer put the ball back in. Mike Bothwellput the Paladinsin front63-61 with a layup with 4.3 seconds left. Jean-Baptiste added 13 andMalachi Smithhad 12 points and eight rebounds. Bothwell scored Furman's (22-12) last 13 points of the game and led the Paladins with 24. The Chattanooga Mocs clinched their spot in the NCAA men's basketball tournament with a dramatic 64-63 overtime victory against the Furman Paladins in Monday's Southern Conference tournament championship game. Alex Hunterwas the only other player in doublefigures with 12. Furman blocked theMocslast chance of regulation to send the game into overtime. 4.22.22, Bulldogs Fall To ETSU In SoCon Finals, 4-0, Mens Tennis Downs UNCG, 4-3, To Advance To SoCon Semifinals, Three Bulldogs Earn SoCon Postseason Honors, Mens Tennis Wraps Up Regular Season With 6-1 Win Over Mercer. "It was surreal",Jean-Baptiste said of his shot. Chattanooga's Silvio De Sousa and Furman's Mike Bothwell traded three-pointers in the final 30 seconds of regulation. Leading 20-16, Furman would close the firsthalf on a 6-0 run to take a 26-16 advantage into the break.
Chattanooga shot just 28 percent from the floor and an abysmal 1 for 12 from deep. The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. It was unbelievable.". Chattanooga opened the second half on a 13-0 run with the help of six points fromKC Hanktonto cut the deficit to28-26, with 15:29 left. Furman held a 61-58 lead with just 43 seconds left beforeCaldwellhit a game-tying three with just 24 seconds to go. "I knew I had four seconds left, tried to put myself inthe best position possible just to get the shot up and it felt like it took forever for the ball to reach the basket. Jean-Baptiste then nailed a triple that put theMocsback in front29-28. Bothwell put the Paladins back in front with a driving layup before Jean-Baptiste stunned Furman with his miraculous shot. David Jean-Baptiste's heave at the buzzer turned a sure defeat into a moment only possible in March: ABSOLUTE MADNESS
Chattanooga wins the SoCon and a trip to the NCAA tourney AT THE BUZZER! AJ Caldwelland Furman's Jalen Slawsontraded threes as the score became knotted at 7-7 with 13:00 left in the opening half, butChattanooga continued to struggle on the offensive end as theystarted 4-of-17 from the floor before a layup byJean-Baptistemade it 16-11 Paladinswith8:02 left. De Sousa controversially tipped in a missed layup from Jean-Baptiste to make it 51-48 in favor of the Mocs with 23 seconds left. While Jean-Baptiste's buzzer-beater was the highlight, it came after dramatic swings that defined the end of the game. The madness has already started with Selection Sunday still six days away. Men's Tennis
That set the stage for the extra period, and A.J. Chattanooga opted not to call a timeout and Jean-Baptiste took the inbounds pass, wove his way through defenders,across the mid-court line and launched the shot that sent theMocsto the NCAA Tournament.