It started like a game of Horse gone wrong.
In Tuesday night’s showdown between Fresno State and Boise State, a loose ball ricocheted over the backboard and got stuck between the bars behind the basket. Fresno State players tried to lodge the ball free, using several tactics, but to no avail.
Then, young Boise State fan Hunter Hales saved the day. Take a look.
When the ball got stuck in the backboard, it looked like all hope was lost.— CBS Sports Network (@CBSSportsNet) March 1, 2017
Suddenly...an unlikely hero emerged. https://t.co/4CEFMxOAM3
He even got the postgame interview treatment:
When the moment called, Hunter Hales answered.— CBS Sports Network (@CBSSportsNet) March 1, 2017
We caught up with the legend who captured one elusive basketball. https://t.co/ataxXuvWDH
Awesome stuff out of Boise. The Bulldogs would go on to top the Broncos, 74-67.
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