Dissecting the Game's final 94 seconds

Shabazz Napier hit the game winner with 1:34 to play Friday night. But what happened in those final 94 seconds? Here is a look back at a dramatic finish and victory by UConn.

Indiana had the ball, trailing by one at 59-58 after Shabazz Napier scored on a drive to the basket for Connecticut with 1:34 to play.

That was the final score but a lot would happen in those final 94 seconds. Here's a look at exactly what did happen.

1:12: Indiana took a 30-second timeout. Eventually the Hoosiers would pass the ball into Devin Davis and when he turned with the ball he was stripped by Tyler Olander, the 6-10 senior who was playing in the post. The play resulted in a turnover with 1:05 to play and Connecticut got it back.

:38: Napier put up a 3-pointer and Davis got the rebound and tried to push the ball out. Instead, it was slapped from behind by Connecticut's Lasan Kromah who came up with the steal. It was the second turnover 27 seconds for Davis. Interestingly, those were his only two turnovers of the game and he played 21 minutes.

:22.4: Connecticut could have forced Indiana to foul but the Hoosiers opted to play it straight up and Napier made a critical error. Yogi Ferrell got in front of Napier 25 feet from the basket and drew a charge with 22.4 seconds remaining. It went down as an offensive foul and a turnover.

:06: Indiana spread the floor and looked for one shot. Yogi Ferrell ended up attempting a fade away jumper from the right elbow that took a high carom of the back of the rim. The ball came off the rim at approximately 3.4 seconds to play. Jeremy Hollowell looked to be in position get the offensvie rebound but the ball was knocked toward the IU bench. There, a sliding Niels Giffey tried to gain possession and call timeout but it was ruled Indiana ball with 0.2 seconds to play. After looking at the replay, officials determined there were actually 0.7 seconds on the clock.

"We were looking to spread the court,'' said IU coach Tom Crean. "We were looking to play. We were looking to keep the court spread, open and play basketball out of it. Don't let them block anything, make the switches hard. And it just didn't go. We wanted to have the opportunity to take the last shot and win the game. It was a play … we've been doing things like that out of the spread game all season. It has worked pretty well for us. It was just a matter of us getting of us just getting the best bucket right.''

:00.7: After each team took a timeout the ball was inbounded by Hollowell in front of the IU bench. It went to Noah Vonleh at the left free throw line extended but by the time he wheeled and put up a shot the clock had expired. His shot missed any way but in the final tally did not go as a shot attempt.

"At first we thought we were going to have to have a catch and shoot opportunity inside the key,'' Crean said. "When they put the .7 on there we wanted a lob opportunity into the post. And then we decided we would take a catch and shoot opportunity if Yogi could get the three, or the lob over the top of the post up. And the post up was open. We didn't get a great look at it and they challenged it and you've got to be dead on in a situation like that to make it.''

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