field goal

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Synonyms for field goal

a score in American football

a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop


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The game-related statistics gathered included: 2- and 3-point fieldgoals (both successful and unsuccessful), free-throws (both successful and unsuccessful), defensive and offensive rebounds, assists, blocks, fouls, steals, turnovers and minutes played.
It's 7-2 the Super Bowl is decided by a fieldgoal and 5-1 a kick-off is returned for a touchdown.
Teams can also score a fieldgoal,by kicking the ball between the posts in open play.
Moore made the tackle on the play, but ASU - playing behind backup quarterback Sam Keller - then drove into UCLA territory to set up a fieldgoal that left it ahead 13-10 at the break.
Aside from the turnover department and their poor fieldgoal shooting in the fourth quarter, the Beermen were also beaten off the boards in the last 12 minutes of the game.
Some may still be surprised that the Bears are merely fieldgoal underdogs.
Thurston drove to the Willamette 14-yard line on its final drive and eventually faced fourth-and-nine at the Willamette 19-yard line, but the Colts missed a 36-yard fieldgoal attempt with 3:53 left in the game.