Latest Free throw Stories

2009-01-30 20:25:15

Two free throws by Zach Hahn with 10 seconds left Friday night halted a Valparaiso comeback bid and wrapped up No. 13 Butler's 59-51 win over the Crusaders. The Bulldogs won their 11th straight game since their lone loss of the season, which came at Ohio State Dec.

2008-12-20 18:06:08

Tyler Smith scored 23 points Saturday to lead the 19th-ranked Tennessee Vols to a closer-than-expected 79-77 win over Belmont. Bobby Maze's poor free throw shooting nearly cost the Volunteers down the stretch. Tennessee was leading 78-76 with 28.1 seconds to play.

2008-12-05 23:15:35

A free throw by Charlie Villanueva and two more by Richard Jefferson in the final 12 seconds Friday allowed the Milwaukee Bucks to fight off Charlotte 101-96. Michael Redd led the way with 25 points and Jefferson had 22 in lifting Milwaukee to its second straight win.

2008-12-04 21:58:00

Kemba Walker made two free throws with a second remaining Thursday, allowing second-ranked Connecticut to escape with a 68-64 win over Buffalo. The Huskies narrowly avoided an upset, one that was almost pulled off thanks to a 28-point performance from Rodney Pierce. Pierce had the ball in the closing seconds, with Buffalo having a chance to send the game into overtime, but his pass into the lane was mishandled by Max Boudreau.

2006-04-30 16:58:29

By Brad Dorfman CHICAGO (Reuters) - Kirk Hinrich hit a 27-foot jump shot with just over a minute left and the Bulls converted five-of-six free throw attempts in the final 26 seconds to hold off Miami 93-87 on Sunday and even the seven-game series at 2-2.

Latest Free throw Reference Libraries

2010-12-01 22:22:27

Basketball, a team sport, is a game where two teams of five try to score by shooting a ball through the top of a hoop. It is one of the most popular sports in the world. The hoop is 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high mounted to a backboard. Field goals score two points or three points if they score outside of the three-point line. The winner is the team with the most points at the end of the game; if there is a tie then the game goes into overtime. If any rules are broken they are...

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