Watch: Fresno State fan saves the day after ball was trapped behind shot clock

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Wednesday March 1st, 2017

Fresno State's game against Boise State had a slight delay toward the end of the first half as a ball was lodged above the backboard and behind the shot clock.

Some of the team's tallest players, including a 6' 11" freshman from Brazil, were unable to get the ball down.

Enter our little hero of the day.

A Utah high school basketball player is named Stockton Malone Shorts

Had it not been for this kid, the ball would probably still be stuck there as you're reading this.

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