KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Everything unfolded in slow motion for West Virginia's Jevon Carter.
He saw Oklahoma star Buddy Hield get the ball in his hands, take a couple of dribbles and cross half-court, then heave a shot at the buzzer that banked through the basket in the Big 12 semifinals.
"It was like a movie. They have the camera on the main character the whole time," Carter said later, sitting alone in the Mountaineers' locker room. "Championship game, it's going to be a tough game — main character makes the last shot. So when he made that I was like, 'Is this possible?'"
Not quite. Not this time.