January 20, 2007

Tide Steeles last-second win over UGA

Despite never holding the lead for a single second of the game, the 9th-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide pulled out a win at home against the Georgia Bulldogs thanks to a late run capped off by a game-winning basket by All-American Ronald Steele as time expired.

"Coach told me to hold the ball until the end," said Steele. "Richard (Hendrix) came up and set the screen and I got tied up for a second but I was able to spin off of it and take the shot."

Steele shot 4 of 9 from the field but made the two biggest shots of the game, a three-pointer to tie the game with 52 seconds remaining and the game-winning field goal as time expired.

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