Student Wins Tuition in Basketball Challenge

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A broken finger, no competitive basketball experience, and a race against the clock. Gustavo Angel Tamayo, 23, beat the odds in what Basketball coach Don Rekoske called the “toughest contest”. The Bryan College student was challenged to sink a lay-up, free throw, 3 point shot, and half-court shot before 30 seconds buzzed.

Incredibly, Tamayo made all four shots with seconds to spare. He went home with $10,000 in tuition money.

The amazing footage has gone viral – with Tamayo’s success making it from the news room of NBC News all the way across the Atlantic to the UK’s Daily Mail.

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