Chandler Parsons hit a 65-foot prayer at the buzzer to lift the Florida Gators to a stunning 62-61 road win over North Carolina State Sunday.
Parsons corralled a missed free throw with 2.6 seconds left, took two dribbles and let his buzzer-beater loose.
No one was as surprised as the 6-foot-9 reserve forward when his desperation heave hit nothing but net.
“I’d be lying if I felt that it looked good going in or I felt that I
had it,” Parsons said. “I was trying to make sure that I got it off in
“It was one of those shots where there was nothing
diagrammed, there was no play,” Donovan said. “It was just a guy who
took the ball, and you talk about strange things happening. If the ball
bounced anywhere except where it bounced, maybe a different guy shoots