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Maryland's long shot

Maryland's long shot

Four seconds on the clock and time for the customary desperation shot. What happened next looked like a soccer throw-in, two hands behind the head and feet on the ground. It flew high and far, an impossibly towering arc from a 5-foot 7-inch freshman point guard launched three-quarters of the Xfinity Center court away from the basket. Three-two-one and "swoosh" through the back of the net. A shot so impossibly impossible it made half-court buzzer-beaters look like your average playground layup.

Destiny Slocum's three-pointer didn't win the game for the University of Maryland women's basketball team (technically, it merely increased the Terrapins' halftime lead to 38-24),...