Boys Sweet 16 Gets Underway In Lexington

It's been called the greatest show on Earth. The Boys Sweet 16 gets underway Wednesday in Rupp Arena.

There have been countless memorable moments at the big dance, but possibly the most unbelievable moment happened 25 years ago when Paul Andrews hit a half court shot at the buzzer to win the title for Laurel County. KHSAA Hall of Fame Broadcaster Jay Lasslo was calling the game for WSGS radio. In an interview seven years ago with WYMT, Lasslo talked about what's simply known as the shot.

"The crowd was in a hush. I almost choked trying to get it out that it was good. All I could say was it was unbelievable, goooooood! Can you believe it, can you believe it. The long pass intercepted by Andrews. He dribbled up behind the center line, fired it in, and it went in at the buzzer. Both officials looked at each other, was the basket good, and the official at mid court raised his hand up and then down saying it was good. Unbelievable shot, unbelievable," Lasslo said.

Andrews now lives in Jacksonville, Florida where he is the CEO of two hospitals.

You can find more on the line up for this year's tournament in the Sports Overtime portion of our website.


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