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Welcome to The Daily Yam, bringing you Yesterday’s Awesome Moment, anything else you might have missed, and what to look forward to today. It’s your one-stop shop when you skipped last night’s action, or have forgotten what day it is. Last night, the Blackhawks were down with less than two minutes left, and then they won the Stanley Cup. (Can you see the puck in this photo?)
What Happened Last Night: Indiana Holds Off Michigan State, Joe Johnson Hits A Buzzer-Beating Game-Winner
The NBA came back after it’s brief All-Star hiatus, and the Big Ten featured a crucial conference matchup that came down to the wire. In case you were (foolishly) doing something else, here’s what you missed.
UCLA’s Shabazz Muhammad Sulked After Teammate Larry Drew’s Buzzer-Beater Because Shabazz Muhammad Didn’t Shoot The Ball
As the clock struck zero on a game tied at 57, UCLA’s Larry Drew nailed a step-back jumper for the win over Washington. The crowd went crazy. Larry Drew went crazy. His teammates went crazy. There was a dogpile. There was also UCLA’s Shabazz Muhammad, who didn’t sprint towards Drew when the ball went in. He hesitated, then walked. Right past the dogpile, too.
Marion Gaborik Completed His Hat Trick With A Game-Winning, Mid-Air Puck Swat In Overtime For The Win
Tied 3-3 at the end of regulation, the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins were only on the ice for 27 seconds before Marion Gaborik scored his third goal of the game to give New York the 4-3 overtime win. You know, because any time you can create an offensive zone turnover, break away with speed, shoot the puck on net and bat the rebound out of the air and into the goal for a hat trick, you do it.