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Walt Lemon buzzer-beater propels Bradley past Missouri State (VIDEO)

Jan 19, 2013, 5:22 PM EDT

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On a day featuring a loaded slate of college basketball action, the first highlight of the day comes from a game you probably didn’t know was going on.

Bradley guard Walt Lemon Jr. drove the entire length of the floor with 4.3 seconds remaining and hit a running 3-pointer off the glass to give the Braves their fourth conference win of the season.

The game-winning shot helped fend off a furious Missouri State comeback. The Bears trailed by 15 points at the half and spent the game’s final 20 minutes chipping away at the lead.

But unfortunately, their efforts were for naught.


 
Lemon Jr. finished with a game-high 20 points, but none more important than the final three.

(Photo courtesy of Bradley Athletics)