The half-court shots keep falling down at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
But not for the players.
Three weeks in a row, a Gonzaga fan has made a half-courter to earn money in an event performed during a stoppage of play.
Each game, three fans are chosen to throw up the half-court heave. Thursday was John Ford’s lucky night.
The Gonzaga student drained the half-courter worth $1,900 and immediately dashed to the student section to celebrate with fellow students.
Last week when the Gonzaga women hosted Loyola Marymount, another Gonzaga student made the half-court shot to earn $500.
The amount of money a fan could earn by making the shot at a women’s game had been reset the week before due to Gonzaga senior Nick Glazewski, who drained the half-courter worth $1,700 on Feb. 2.
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