Virginia Student Banks in Half-Court Shot on 'College GameDay' to Win $18,000

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistFebruary 27, 2016

Regardless of whether or not the Virginia Cavaliers knock off the ACC-leading North Carolina Tar Heels, one Virginia student is going to go to sleep happy Saturday night.

ESPN's College GameDay made the trip to Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend for the top-10 showdown between the No. 3 Cavaliers and No. 7 Tar Heels. While there is sure to be some good basketball played in that contest, the action got started hours before the game was set to tip off.

Virginia student Andrew Board was given 18 seconds to try to make a half-court shot for $18,000. He didn't need the full 18 seconds—he only needed one shot.

Perhaps this shot is a good sign for Cavaliers fans. And maybe Board should suit up just in case the team needs his magic.

[Twitter]

Related

    Kansas Fires AD Sheahon Zenger

    College Basketball logo
    College Basketball

    Kansas Fires AD Sheahon Zenger

    Staff Report
    via LJWorld.com

    New NBA Draft Big Board After Draft Combine

    College Basketball logo
    College Basketball

    New NBA Draft Big Board After Draft Combine

    Jonathan Wasserman
    via Bleacher Report

    Christie Says NJ Will Have Legal Sports Betting by June

    College Basketball logo
    College Basketball

    Christie Says NJ Will Have Legal Sports Betting by June

    Rob Goldberg
    via Bleacher Report

    Report: Jontay Porter Likely to Return to Mizzou

    College Basketball logo
    College Basketball

    Report: Jontay Porter Likely to Return to Mizzou

    SEC Country
    via SEC Country