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VIDEO: Valparaiso’s Markus Golder banks in half-court buzzer-beater to stun Illinois State

Valparaiso v UNLV

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 28: Markus Golder #5 of the Valparaiso Crusaders reacts after dunking against the UNLV Rebels during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on November 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Crusaders defeated the Rebels 72-64. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Valparaiso earned a memorable Missouri Valley Conference home win over Illinois State on Wednesday night as junior guard Markus Golder banked in an unlikely half-court buzzer-beater.

Trailing 56-55 with under four seconds to play, Illinois State’s Zach Copeland missed a free throw as Golder retrieved the defensive rebound, took a few dribbles and launched a one-handed floater.

The shot banked in to give the Crusaders the unlikely win as Golder finished with 10 points.