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With a few seconds remaining in the first half, Phil dropped the ball to Will about 10 feet behind the three-point line.
DiVicenzo made seven of his 10 shots, including three of four from the three-point line to lead all scores.
Some people have guarded her (in isolation) and hugged the three-point line.
Zarling, who scored a team-high 22 points, then poked the ball away from behind, just above the three-point line.
Senior Isaiah Payton led Moeller with 17 points and was 4 of 6 from the three-point line.
With the Vikings holding the ball for a possible winning shot, speedy guard Tai Johnson intercepted a pass beyond the three-point line, raced down the court, and hit a layup while being fouled with 4.2 seconds remaining.
Avon struggled to match the Lancers’ pace, failing to effectively defend the three-point line in the process.
After a final timeout, junior guard Carson Smith got free well behind the three-point line, caught the inbounds pass, set himself quickly and launched a 28-footer over two closing defenders that looked good every inch of the way.
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basketball : a curved line on a basketball court that is a set distance (such as 22 feet) from the basket and beyond which successful shots count for three points
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