Northern Iowa Tops Kansas: Ali Farokhmanesh Nails the Gutsiest Shot Ever

Posted by Joe Yanarella on March-20-2010 Add Comments
The No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament has fallen and it took a Northern Iowa guard named Ali Farokhmanesh with ice in his veins to send Kansas packing. In all my years of watching college hoops, I don't think I've ever seen a player just looking to run the clock out to end the game waiting to be fouled even consider attempting a three-point shot, let alone knock down a dagger three to stun the Jayhawks and derail their NCAA title hoops. So just exactly who is Ali Farokhmanesh and how did he get to be the hero of the NCAA Tournament.

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