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Air Guitar-Playing Gonzaga Walk-On: Death Metal Superstar

One of the most entertaining college basketball games so far this season happened Saturday night in Spokane, as the 13th-ranked and undefeated Illini downed Gonzaga 85-74. The final score betrays what was an extremely competitive game: tied at the half, Illinois only managed to put away the Bulldogs for good once Gonzaga started fouling late. But the most memorable part of the game came when a Zags three-ball narrowed the Illini lead to four and sparked a massive celebration on Gonzaga's bench—especially from walk-on Rem Bakamus. While the freshman has only played 12 minutes this season, accounting for six points and a single assist, his air guitar thrashing has made him an instant legend in east Washington. [ESPN2]

This is a Deadspin Video, in which strange sports moments are slowed down to ridiculous speeds and matched with indie music. This video features "The Best Ever Death Metal Band In Denton" by The Mountain Goats. See previous episodes here.

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