Half-court Robbery! Eastern Kentucky University win thriller as guard Cooper Robb sinks epic buzzer beater from BEHIND the logo against Georgia State
Eastern Kentucky scored a stunning 62-61 win over Georgia State in a NCAA basketball heartstopper following a half-court buzzer beater.
Guard Cooper Robb gave the Colonels a come-from-behind victory with a long-range bucket as time expired.
Georgia State lost its first game of the Capitol Classic series despite leading 61-59 in the final seconds.
Georgia State had a chance to kill the game with a rebound from Dwon Odom’s missed FT
With 5.4 seconds remaining, Dwon Odom was shooting from the free-throw line before his shot hit the rim and bounced back.
Robb grabbed the rebound on a second effort before turning up field with just 3.3 seconds left in the ball game.
The six-foot-one senior faced little opposition as dribbled three times before pulling up to shoot with 1.0 second remaining.
His effort from behind the Georgia State logo was somewhat contested, albeit half-heartedly.
Cooper Robb managed to gather the rebound at the second attempt before turning up court
The six-foot-one guard pulled up from behind the logo to give the Colonels a wild 62-61 win
It proved costly as Robb’s effort was flush, falling straight into the basket without assistance from the back board.
The game-winner ensued crazed celebrations from the visiting EKU squad, with players jumping off the bench to chase Robb around the court.
Eastern Kentucky’s last-gasp win moves them to 2-2 on the season, and simultaneously drops Georgia State to the same record.
Robb played two seasons at UNC Charlotte before transferring to Richmond, KY. prior to the 2021-22 NCAA basketball season.
Cobb’s shot look destined for the basket from the moment it was launched into the Georgia air
The Hail Mary was a swish much to the disbelief of Georgia State, and excitement of EKU fans
Eastern Kentucky’s players jumped off the bench and raced after the game-winner postgame