WATCH: Sterling Gibbs Buzzer-Beater Sends No. 1 Seed Villanova Home

By on March 13, 2014

To open up quarterfinal action Thursday at the Big East Tournament, No. 8 seed Seton Hall opened up a 15-point lead on No. 1 seed Villanova, also ranked No. 3 nationally. Villanova stormed back in the second half and the teams traded go-ahead baskets in the final minute.

Villanova freshman Josh Hart converted a layup to give the Wildcats a 61-59 advantage. Then Seton Hall frosh Jaren Sina responded with a left-corner 3-pointer. Villanova’s Darrun Hillard put the Wildcats back on top with 11 seconds left.

But then Seton Hall’s Sterling Gibbs hit this step-back jumper as the buzzer sounded to send the Pirates to the Big East semifinals:


About Jesse Kramer

Jesse Kramer is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Catch and Shoot. He is a sophomore at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He also writes for Wildcat Digest on 247Sports. In the past, he has worked as a reporter for The Daily Northwestern and a featured columnist for Bleacher Report.

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