Basket at buzzer lifts Jacksonville over Navy, 84-82

December 01, 1990|By Special to The Sun

JACKSONVILLE,FLA. — JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Reggie Law's layup just before the final buzzer lifted Jacksonville (2-1) to an 84-82 victory over Navy (1-2) last night.

Navy had tied the score at 82 on Erik Harris' three-pointer with four seconds left, and Jacksonville called a timeout with two seconds left. After the timeout, Danny Tirado inbounded the ball to Tabarris Hamilton who passed to Law for the game-winning shot.

Law (33 points) had given Jacksonville an 82-79 lead with 10 seconds left by making the the second of two free throws. Harris scored 20 to pace the Midshipmen and Sam Cook added 19.

Jacksonville,which trailed,51-37,at halftime,was behind throughout until Law's basket with 3:42 left tied the game at 73.

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