That's what happened on Tuesday night in Arizona as the Florence
Gophers escaped a wild 65-64 victory over the Northwest Christian (Phoenix)
According to AIA365.com
, the two teams combined to play 52 minutes of basketball.
The Gophers would advance to the next round of the Division II playoffs
when Gavin Wood
tipped in a missed basket with just seconds left in the final overtime period for the winning margin. He had 19 points and teammate Jeremy Verhagen
, a 6-foot-9 junior post, added 25. Hayden Anderson scored a game-high 26 - 24 after intermission - for Northwest Christian.
This is one of those games where you hate to see someone lose. FULL PHOTO GALLERY FROM THE GAME
Have you ever played a regular four eight-minute quarter basketball game? That is exhausting enough. Try playing five extra four-minute overtime periods.