Ryan McMahon

Hunter's 3 helps No. 1 Virginia edge Louisville 67-66

De'Andre Hunter's only thought with 0.9 seconds remaining was how fast he would shoot the ball if he got it in his hands, though he wasn't sure if his desperation heave from the left side of the 3-point circle had the distance or accuracy.

Fortunately for the Virginia freshman guard, his shot had the glass to bank it through as time expired, completing a rally from 13 points down and giving the top-ranked Cavaliers an improbable 67-66 victory Thursday night over stunned Louisville.

Next came the dog pile of delirious players celebrating in front of the Cardinals' bench, with Hunter lost somewhere in the middle of it all.

"I just knew I had to get a shot off...