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Kentucky freshman James Young saves ball into own basket (VIDEO)

James Young

Kentucky’s James Young listens to a reporter’s question during NCAA basketball media day Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

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Kentucky freshman wing James Young was just trying to do the right thing and make a hustle play to keep the ball inbounds after teammate Willie Cauley-Stein’s block.

But instead of saving the ball to a teammate, Young threw the ball behind him in the hopes of just keeping the play alive, but inadvertently threw the ball into his own basket for the wildest basket we’re likely to see this preseason.

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