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McCowan then fouled out of the game stopping an Irish fast break and set up the final 3 seconds.
During the string of fast breaks and dunks to build a lead the Bulldogs couldn't touch, Hamilton ambled up and down the sideline.
The Sixers finished with 12 second chance points and 32 fast break points to the Magic’s 10.
The Heat entered the game averaging only 10.6 fast break points allowed and playing the third-slowest pace in the NBA.
In the first half, Michigan outscored Maryland 11-0 in fast break points and 22-2 in bench points.
The Bulldogs scored 24 points off of Missouri’s 19 turnovers and outscored the Tigers 12-0 on fast break points.
And George would wreak havoc in space, denying lanes and turning every deflection into a fast break.
The fourth quarter was a scorefest as the game became un-Moeller like, with both teams trading fast break points.
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Definition of fast break for English Language Learners
basketball : a quick movement toward the net in an attempt to score before the opposing players can reach their defensive positions
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