Ray Allen announced his retirement from basketball on Tuesday morning.
He’ll go down in history as one of the greatest shooters in the history of the sport. And while you’ll likely see remembrances pop-up all day – focusing on how he wasn’t just a shooter or the shot he hit to force Game 7 in the 2013 NBA Finals or his unforgettable role as Jesus Shuttleworth in the Spike Lee classic He Got Game – this is a college basketball site.
And Ray Ray hit one of the most unforgettable shots in college basketball history, an off-balance leaner to win the 1996 Big East tournament title game, capping off an 11-point comeback in the final three minutes.
You can see the highlight here: