Penn State senior Deivis Zemgulis doesn’t get much playing time, but on Senior Day, he had a moment to remember.
The Nittany Lions beat Illinois in the regular-season finale on Sunday, and Zemgulis provided the final three points in the 72-56 victory.
As you can see in the video below, Zemgulis attempts a long three with time winding down, clanking it off the backboard badly. Then, his teammate gets a rebound and gets the ball back to him. The last-second desperation heave found the bottom of the net:
— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) March 10, 2019
The reaction of his teammates tells you everything you need to know about what he means to Penn State.
The Nittany Lions still have the Big Ten Tournament in Chicago next week before their season is over, so we’ll see if Zemgulis gets any more court time.