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Maryland's Destiny Slocum hits overhead, buzzer-beating, absurdly deep 3-pointer

Terps women move on to Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament. Brenda Frese & several players talk about the game and about Destiny Slocum's three pointer at the end of the first half. (Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore Sun video)

In her first year of college basketball, Maryland freshman guard Destiny Slocum has hit more buzzer-beating 3-pointers than some four-year starters do.

Her latest is probably the greatest (yet).

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In the dying seconds of the first half of the No. 3 seed Terps' second-round NCAA tournament game Sunday against No. 6 seed West Virginia, she took a pass just outside the 3-point line — of her own basket.

She had time to take a dribble or two. It looked as if she might throw an outlet pass to a streaking teammate. Then she wound up as if she were doing a soccer-style throw-in, flung it, and the ball just carried and carried and carried and, well ...

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She looked surprised, even though she's done this before.

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