VIDEO: Illinois State wins on Devaughn Akoon-Purcell buzzer-beater


Illinois State won on a thrilling buzzer-beater over Morehead State on Monday night as senior Devaughn Akoon-Purcell raced coast-to-coast for the game-winning layup and 68-67 victory.

Zack Carpenter of Illinois State’s student newspaper, The Vidette, captured the play from courtside. Akoon-Purcell finished with 23 points on 9-of-13 shooting to pace the Redbirds. Reggie Redbird and the Illinois State fanbase enjoyed this quite a bit.

Here’s an additional angle of the winning bucket coming from the Illinois State student section.