Who was there in '93?

Who was there in '93?

Twenty-five years ago Sunday, Andy Kaufmann took a long pass from T.J. Wheeler and beat the buzzer — and the hated Hawkeyes — in one of the most memorable plays in Illinois basketball history.

Staff writer Bob Asmussen, who was covering the game for The News-Gazette, talked to the main players involved in the sequence for a story that will run as part of Sunday's "Whatever Happened To ..." package.

Asmussen also wants to know: Who was there?

If you were in the Assembly  Hall stands — and maybe on the floor afterward — that night, let us know by emailing sports@news-gazette.com. Tell us what you were up to then — and what you're up to now.


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bigray wrote on February 02, 2018 at 2:02 pm

Why not include the video of this shot? I was watching on TV that night and it's awesome. I've also seen the video. It's one of those finishes I will never forget. Please consider adding the video. Thanks.

cowpie needs a hobby wrote on February 03, 2018 at 10:02 am

The video is indeed good.

But one imagines a certain visitor here will find fault with this game as well. Because it made Tate happy UI won.

MasterOfTheObvious wrote on February 04, 2018 at 6:02 am

25 years ago we won.

2 Big Ten wins in men's hoops. About to get romped by Ohio State today.

Women will not win a game in the league this year, just like football.

Thanks Josh, you sure know how to pick'em!