Watch: Old Dominion buzzer beater defeats Murray State in NIT

Thursday March 26th, 2015

Old Dominion advanced to the NIT semifinals after a buzzer beater from Trey Freeman knocked off Murray State on Wednesday.

Murray State had tied the game at 69-69 with a Jeffery Moss three-pointer with 3.5 seconds remaining. After a timeout, Old Dominion got the ball to Freeman, who nailed a running three-pointer and sent the Monarchs rushing onto the court.


Freeman, a junior guard, led all players with 25 points on an 11-of-21 shooting effort. He also added four assists in 36 minutes.

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Sophomore guard Cameron Payne led Murray State with 23 points.

The win advanced Old Dominion to the NIT semifinals for the first time since 2006.

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Old Dominion, the No. 1 seed in Region 4, will face Stanford March 31 at Madison Square Garden in New York. Stanford is the No. 2 seed in Region 3.

- Mike Fiammetta 

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