MARSEILLES, Ill. - A Milton Pope eighth grader celebrated big time after hitting a near full-court buzzer beater shot during a basketball game Tuesday night.
The eighth grade boys' basketball team for Milton Pope was down 23-13 against Marseilles at halftime.
Milton Pope started their comeback in the second half. As the clock ran out, Milton Pope's Cooper Thorson grabbed the rebound from a free throw and chucked the ball across the court.
Milton was down 32-31 as the ball went in, and the buzzer rang out. The whole gymnasium was filled with cheers as Thorson made his victory lap.
Milton Pope beat Marseilles 34-32.