A Premature Celebration Ends Up Costing St. Bonaventure A Win

February 5, 2017 at 7:47 am by Terez in College Hoops

St. Bonaventure guard Matt Mobley nailed a three pointer to to give his team a 66-65 lead over VCU.  What appeared to be the game winner actually left .4 seconds on the clock.  Thinking the game had ended St. Bonaventure students rushed the court to celebrate.  The premature celebration turned into a technical foul and VCU’s JeQuan Lewis made the free throw to send the game into overtime, where VCU won the game 83-77.  This isn’t the only situation being premature can prove to be costly.- TO