Much in the Clutch: 10 College Ballers You Want Taking Your Final Shot

Posted by Brian Lendino on February-16-2011 Add Comments

Hitting a game winning shot as time is running thin on the clock can cement a player’s legacy in tournament lore for many years. The simple idea of succeeding under such pressure is something all hoop stars dream of since birth.

When that dream comes true, it’s one of the most rewarding moments a player can experience.

Gerry McNamara (left) played shooting guard for Syracuse from 2002-2006, and is most remembered for the performance he put on in the 2006 Big East Tournament.

McNamara hit a game-winning or game-tying shot in three consecutive games against Cincinnati, Connecticut, and Pittsburgh to give the Orange an unprecedented and unlikely birth in the NCAA Tournament.

It was a run that won’t be forgotten.

The following is a list of ten sharpshooters who can be much in the clutch, with a big game hanging in the balance.

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