VIDEO | HS student heaves nearly full-court shot for the win

Blake Peters threw the ball overhand and hit nothing but net.

EVANSTON, Ill. -- The ending to a high school basketball game in Illinois was just plan crazy!

There were just a couple ticks left on the clock in a showdown between Evanston Township and Maine South Friday. Maine South had the 2-point lead and a player at the free throw line.

Looked bleak for Evanston Township, huh?

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Well, the player at the line missed the free throw and the ball came down to Evanston Township freshman Blake Peters, who – with nearly no hesitation – threw the ball overhand towards the goal nearly a full court away.

With the ball still in the air, the clock hit :00. And the ball found nothing but net.

Evanston Township won stunner, 45-44.

The long-shot was good enough to be the top spot on ESPN’s Top 10 plays of the day.

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