Last night, West Virginia upset No. 16 UConn in Morgantown, 65-56. Alex Oriakhi went to the line with the game tied and just a few minutes remaining the first half, and he took what was mostly a nice-looking free throw, especially for a big man. But the ball bounced around the rim a few times before resting, almost naturally, on the small rectangle of space behind the rim. And it stayed there. The unusual incident has already led to some philosophical analysis using, crucially, an episode from "The Adventures of Pete & Pete"; we thought we'd add to the dialogue by compiling video of some of the strangest basketball shots on the net.


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