Lloyd Strickland scores 12 points in final 28 seconds

Lloyd Strickland, a guard with Alberta's Red Deer College Kings, drained four three-pointers in less than 30 seconds to nearly pull off a miraculous comeback in the final of the Canadian college championship tournament.

Guard's 4 3-pointers lead Red Deer comeback in Canadian college final

Lloyd Strickland, with ball, began his scoring run when he took an inbounds pass with 28.3 seconds left on the clock. (YouTube)

Lloyd Strickland, a guard with Alberta's Red Deer College Kings, drained four three-pointers in less than 30 seconds to nearly pull off a miraculous comeback in the final of the Canadian college championship tournament.

Red Deer trailed B.C.'s Langara College Falcons 81-74 when Strickland hit his first three-pointer off an inbounds play that began with 28.3 seconds left in the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association men's basketball final in Squamish, B.C., on Saturday.

The Stirling, Alta., native's 12-point run put his team in position to tie or win the game on its final possession, trailing 88-86 with 4.9 seconds to play. But Red Deer could not get a shot off before the buzzer.

Strickland finished with 34 points.

 

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