Shungu’s buzzer-beater gets Vermont past Appalachian State
Nov 23, 2021, 11:28 PM | Updated: Nov 24, 2021, 1:29 pm
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Ben Shungu posted 17 points and hit a deep 3-pointer at the buzzer as Vermont beat Appalachian State 65-63 in the Gulf Coast Showcase on Wednesday.
Adrian Delph’s 3-pointer for Appalachian State tied the game at 63 with 16 seconds to play. Following a Mountaineers’ timeout, Shungu dribbled the floor at the top of the arc before rattling in the game winner.
Ryan Davis had 14 points and seven rebounds for Vermont (5-2).
Delph had 22 points for the Mountaineers (3-4). Justin Forrest added 16 points. Michael Almonacy had 14 points.
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