Lincoln, Neb.-- March 20, 1988 Vanderbilt vs Pitt, NCAA Mideast Regional, 2nd Round
With Vanderbilt trailing 69-63, Barry Goheen nailed two 3-pointers in the last five seconds of regulation to tie the game at 69. Then in overtime and despite the fact that their 7 foot star center, Will Perdue was on the bench with 5 fouls, the Commodores outscored the powerful Pitt Panthers 11-5 to win 80 to 74.
Goheen led all scorers with 22 points. He hit 2 of 3 three pointers on that memorable day. Barry Booker, Vanderbilt's other three point bomber, was 3 of 3 from beyond the arc.
The win shocked the college basketball world. Vanderbilt went on to fall to the eventual National Champion Kansas, 77-64. The Jayhawks featured All-American Danny Manning.
Goheen's spectacular performance forever etched his name in the hearts of Vanderbilt fans everywhere.