Here’s your appetiser for March Madness.
A high school basketball game in Maine — a Class AA South boys’ semi-final contest — ended with a controversial buzzer-beater, dubbed on Twitter as “the craziest 20.9 seconds in Maine basketball history.”
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The Thornton Academy Trojans led the Bonny Eagle Scots, 47-45. A 3-pointer gave the Scots a 48-47 lead seconds later, immediately followed by an and-one on a contested shot, awarding the Trojans a 50-48 advantage as 8.8 seconds remained. The Scots regained the lead with 1.3 seconds left on a put-back attempt, plus the foul and a made free throw, making it a 51-50 game.
The wild finish only got more dramatic.
On the previous drive, which gave Bonny Eagle the lead, the clock on the WHOU.live…