free throw

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an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line

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Ben Wisniewski (16 points) hit a layup and then drained a foul shot to tie at 62-62, with 1:19 left, but O'Shea hit a free throw and put the game away at the free-throw line with buckets from Abdul-Wahid (11 points), Bey (23 points) and Nick Lloyd.
The fourth quarter was again a losing quarter for Childwall although Dan Chima added five points from the foul shot line and some big rebounds from Liam Dix meant Childwall would hold their nerve to win 74-68.
Then, after Nash added two more foul shots, Roane pulled up from 28 feet and drained his fifth three-pointer of the game to bring North Bend within a point, 47-46, with 52.
Midgley hit back-to-back threes and, with a foul shot added, sneaked back in front at 55-54.
Vaughn sank four foul shots with 24 seconds to go and with Shelly Boston fouled out with 22 points, the Rebels could not recover.
The other part of our game that we are not getting is we don't get to the free throw line,'' said Brown, whose team last took more than 14 foul shots in their last win, against New Jersey Tech on Dec.
Childwall missed seven foul shots in this period which would prove costly down the stretch of the game, the quarter ended with the scoreline 44-43 to Childwall.
Trailing 68-64 with 1:00 remaining, OSU freshman Jarmal Reid missed two critical foul shots, and the Cougars responded with a free throw for a 69-64 lead.
So we're not shooting foul shots in practice as fatigued as we were today.
Athletes can also practice foul shots and work on balance by standing on one foot.
He felt they wasted too many easy opportunities by not been patient, shooting too early and missed too many foul shots.
Leominster, however, hit its foul shots in the waning moments, starting with senior Tanner Jakola, who buried one with 12 seconds left.
8 seconds showing on the game clock, and made one-of-two foul shots for a 103-101 edge, and OSU called a timeout with 2.
Pruitt made steals that set up fastbreaks on consecutive plays, scoring on a reverse layup the first time down and then setting up Gibson to make two foul shots.
Booing, yelling during foul shots, and taunting from the stands are certainly not what we expect from the home fans, but let's be realistic: These things happen all of the time