Nakiyah Hurst hit the game-winner before the buzzer to lift Milwaukee Academy of Science past Beaver Dam, 85-82, in overtime on Tuesday.
With the game tied at 82, Hurst caught the ball just inside half court, dribbled twice, and shot the three-pointer that won the game for the Novas. Below are two videos of the game-winning shot.
Video courtesy of MAS head coach Giovanni Riley.
Video courtesy of MAS student section.
Hurst, who is signed with NCAA Division I University of North Dakota, finished the game with 27 points, 17 rebounds, five assists, three steals, and six blocks in the victory.
The 6-0 wing shot 10-for-18 from the field and made five of seven from 3-point land, including the game-winner.
MAS also got a strong performance from junior Lalani Ellis, a 5-7 guard, who tallied 22 points, nine rebounds, two assists, nine steals, and a block. Beautiful Waheed, a 5-6 guard, contributed 12 points, four rebounds, six assists, and four steals for coach Giovanni Riley and the Novas.
Beaver Dam sophomore Anni Salettel, a 5-11 guard, tied the game with a three-pointer from the left corner with under 15 seconds to play before Hurst hit the game-winning shot for MAS. Salettel netted 11 points in the contest.
The Golden Beavers were led by sophomore Gabby Wilke, a 6-2 wing/forward who has a number of NCAA Division I offers, finished with a game-high 28 points and connected on four triples in the loss.
Beaver Dam junior Bella Oestreicher, a 5-9 guard, added 22 points for coach Tim Chase and the Golden Beavers.
Milwaukee Academy of Science, ranked No. 6 in the Division 4 WSN Coaches Poll, improved to 5-2 on the season.
Beaver Dam, ranked No. 5 in the D2 WSN Coaches Poll, dropped to 6-2 on the year.