A long afternoon of chasing had come down to 8.4 seconds. The Huskies, always coming close but never catching their stubborn opponent, were going to have one more chance to get over the top.
"We were going to put the ball in Jalen's hands and see what happens," Rodney Purvis said. "And he made a great play. Great guards make great plays."
Coach Kevin Ollie called for a high screen, to be set by Amida Brimah, and then it was all on Adams and it seemed as if time stood still.
"I try not to rush," Adams said, "try to take my time and just read the defense. That just comes from watching NBA players who are really good at...