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WATCH: Student Loses 50,000 Making Half-Court Shot

 
WATCH: Student Loses 50,000 Making Half-Court Shot
Posted March 11th, 2013 @ 11:30am

Right before the Missouri Valley Conference championship game Sunday, University of Missouri-St. Louis optometry student Alex Permann hit a half-court shot that cost himself $50,000.

Permann was selected for a shooting contests in which he had to make a layup, free throw, 3-pointer and half-court shot in 24 seconds to win $50,000.

The 24-year-old hit the layup and the free throw, then ran to midcourt and nailed a half-court shot. Then Permann and the crowd went nuts thinking they had just witnessed the biggest winner of the weekend.

The problem: Permann forgot to shoot the three:

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