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Sultan Muhammad drains a 3-pointer to top Illinois-Chicago (VIDEO)

Mar 9, 2013, 1:20 AM EST

Green Bay junior Sultan Muhammad connected on a 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left to give the Phoenix a 64-63 lead and held Green Bay advance to the Horizon League semifinal where they play top-seeded Valparaiso.

Muhammad took the feed from sophomore Keifer Sykes and hit a critical 3-pointer. It was 1-of-2 threes Muhammad hit during the game. Green Bay plays No. 1 Valpo on Saturday and the winner of that game plays the winner of Detroit/Wright State in the Horizon League conference final.

The 6-foot-2 junior made 3-of-7 shots, including the biggest shot of the game.

Photo courtesy GreenBayPhoenix.com

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