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Paige Beebe’s goal lands No. 1 on SportsCenter’s Top 10

Feb. 12—BEMIDJI — There’s good, and then there’s SportsCenter Top 10 good.

Bemidji State senior Paige Beebe proved to be the latter, as her miraculous game-winning goal on Friday night took the No. 1 spot on SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays for the day.

Beebe scored

the game-winning goal to defeat No. 2 Ohio State with just 0.3 seconds left on the clock

. From her defensive circle, Beebe fired into an empty net on the other side of the ice and sent her team into pandemonium.

The Buckeyes had pulled their goalie with 14 seconds left in pursuit of a regulation win in attempt to maximize their points in the race for the WCHA regular season title.

It almost worked, but BSU goaltender Kerigan Dowhy also produced an incredible, no-look kick save that turned into an assist on Beebe’s goal. Dowhy even received a shoutout during the Top 10 spot

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ESPN SportsCenter Top Plays features Bradley women’s basketball

The Bradley women’s basketball team earned a moment in the national spotlight this weekend.

Freshman Caroline Waite hit an off-balance 3-pointer Sunday in BU’s 77-67 Missouri Valley Conference home victory over Evansville. The shot went on to be featured Sunday night and Monday morning on ESPN SportsCenter Top Plays countdown. The shot came in at No. 10 in the countdown, kicking off the clip.

“Who doesn’t love the Valley?,” the ESPN anchor said. “Caroline Waite throws it up there … a little left-handed floater from 3. C’mon now!”

In the clip, the right-handed shooter beat the shot clock with her left-handed heave from the left wing in front of the Bradley bench at Renaissance Coliseum in Peoria. It is the second impressive buzzer-beater she hit this week after sinking a 35-foot transition 3-pointer Friday against Indiana State.

Waite on Monday also was named MVC Newcomer of the Week for

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UAlbany’s Tyler Oedekoven, twice SportsCenter Top 10 star, enters transfer portal

When University at Albany wide receiver Tyler Oedekoven entered the NCAA transfer portal, he had two great highlights in his reel to attract interest from other schools.

Oedekoven, who made the ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 Plays in consecutive weeks during the 2019 season, said Tuesday he’s moving on for academic reasons. He announced his decision to leave Monday on Twitter.

Oedekoven, who’s on course to receive his bachelor’s degree in business administration this spring, said he wants to study business analytics in graduate school. He has two years of eligibility remaining.

“Albany has an information systems program, which is more of the IT direction,” said Oedekoven, who aspires to become a CEO. “But I wanted more of the business side of analytics, rather than the IT side. It was all academic reasons why I wanted to leave, for the most part. After the season, I contemplated about what transpired and

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Boys basketball: Haddonfield’s Daire Roddy makes ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 Plays

New Jersey high school basketball was on display on ESPN on Sunday morning.

Haddonfield’s Daire Roddy was featured at No. 4 on SportsCenter’s Top Ten Plays. Roddy lifted the Bulldawgs to a 41-40 victory over Overbrook on Saturday. The sophomore stole the in-bounds pass at midcourt, landed, and chucked up a 40-foot game-winning 3-pointer.

The bucket sent the home crowd into a frenzy. Roddy was mobbled and piled on by his teammates.

Haddonfield improved to 11-2 with the win, and the Bulldawgs have won six games in a row.

“Haddonfield down by two, Daire Roddy the steal, the heave at the buzzer!” the ESPN anchor said describing the play. “Does it get any better than that? Forty-one to 40 win. That was phenomenal.”

Video originally taken by Tim Gallagher on Twitter.

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