from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See foul shot.
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- n. A shot, worth one point, taken from the free-throw line and without opposition.
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- n. an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line; given to penalize the other team for committing a foul
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Two free throws by Dixon closed the gap to four points, and after Jordan Theodore made a free throw - filling in for a cramping Pope - Gibbs cut the lead to 61-58 with two free throws with
Reverend Furlough never felt closer to the Lord than when he was sweating profusely and making that perfect basketball shot just to the right of the free throw line.
After Alabi's free throws, Brian Oliver missed a 3-point try and Gani Lawal and Shumpert both missed opportunities to tie the game for Georgia Tech. Jordan DeMercy added a free throw in the closing seconds for the final margin.
Hedgepeth shot 10-of-14 from the free throw line and his hard work on the boards helped Belmont out-rebound Campbell, 43-28.
Babb hit a jumper on the other end, but Hughes hit a long jumper and a free throw to convert a three-point play and give Wisconsin a commanding 72-64 lead with 12: 02 remaining.
Zamanis standing at the free throw line, his knees bent, bouncing a basketball.
Randy Berry's free throw capped the 16-5 run and Wisconsin-Green Bay led 66-49 with 2: 56 left.
Alabi, who may be the best 7-foot-1 free throw shooter around, made both of them - even though the first bounced high off the rim before dropping through the net.