Great Moments in Tournament History: U.S. Reed’s Half-court Heave

03/15/2015

US Reed 1981The year was 1981 and Arkansas was trailing the defending champion Louisville Cardinals by a point late in the second half.

The Razorbacks inbounded the ball to guard U.S. Reed, who managed to get only to center court before hoisting a shot in hopes of winning the game. Reed’s 49-footer went in, giving Arkansas the victory — and giving us another Great Moment in Tournament History.

Kevin Kugler has the story.

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Westwood One gets you ready for the most exciting three weeks on the sports calender with Great Moments in Tournament History, as we look back on some of the most memorable teams and players in the tournament’s illustrious past.

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