Then, 19 seconds left.
No picture, but a sound.
A Mercer free throw.
Stripping the net.
Loud and clear, a bear claw of a dagger.
Mercer 74, Duke 68.
Students streamed from dormitories.
Shirtless young men embraced.
College kids beelined for celebratory brewskis. Others had long since partaken.
“I don’t even know what to say,” said sophomore Chris Walker, a political science major from Miami. “Oh my God! Oh my God!”
Information from: The Macon Telegraph, http://www.macontelegraph.com