Ball State University

Watch college freshman hit half-court shot, win free tuition

By Ben Dowsett | Posted - Aug. 22, 2015 at 11:20 a.m.

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MUNCIE, Ind. — An incoming freshman at Ball State University hit a half-court shot during Welcome Week, winning himself a free semester of tuition.

Freshman Lem Turner, of Vernon Hills, Ill., was selected at random from the Worthen Arena crowd during a Welcome Week pep rally, according to Fox 59 in Muncie. Turner drained the half-court shot — no backboard, a clean swish — and was rewarded with a free semester of tuition.

Check out the video to see the incredulous reactions from both Turner and the packed crowd.

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