Coby White incredible 3-pointer gets waved off
Coby White’s near half-court heave to beat the shot clock was impressive but did not count.
North Carolina and Virginia were tied at 59 with around 3:30 remaining on Monday and the Tar Heels had the ball. White was dribbling around and did not realize the shot clock was about to expire, so he threw up a shot from near the sidelines. Incredibly, the shot went in.
Coby White from Durham! pic.twitter.com/wB5rlq8urK
— Kyle Boone (@Kyle__Boone) February 12, 2019
Unfortunately for UNC, officials reviewed the shot and determined the ball was not out of White’s hand before the shot clock expired. Rather than having a 62-59 lead, the score went back to 59-59 and Virginia got the ball.
The shot being waved off proved to be a major turning point as the Cavaliers opened up a lead thanks to a pair of Kyle Guy threes and won 69-61. What could have been …