Jason Williams (basketball)

Maryland getting used to plays like Destiny Slocum's viral buzzer-beater

Maryland getting used to plays like Destiny Slocum's viral buzzer-beater

This week, the Maryland women's basketball team was practicing end-of-game scenarios: three seconds on the clock, ball inbounded from the baseline opposite the basket, must-score urgency. Nothing out of the ordinary.

Coach Brenda Frese envisioned the ordinary, too: a long pass, a catch near midcourt, a prayer hopefully answered. The closer the shot to the rim, the better. Shatori Walker-Kimbrough knew that. But she was also standing on the court where the most memorable shot of the NCAA tournament had been attempted days earlier.

"Well, Coach," the Terps senior guard countered, "literally, numbers show that...

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