Bruce Morris recalls hitting longest shot in basketball history

NEW YORK --- Thirty-four years after hitting the longest shot in college basketball history, Bruce Morris is still amazed at what he accomplished. Morris was Marshall's point guard when hehit the historic basketfrom 89 feet, 10 inches just before halftime against Appalachian State on Feb. 7, 1985. He jokes that the "Shot Herd Round the World" should never have happened if his teammates had listened to their coach. "I was the starting point guard and we were supposed to take the last shot of the half," Morris recalled in a phone interview this week, a few days before the anniversary. "I passed it to our 6-foot-9 forward in the corner with 12 seconds to go and he shot it and they ...

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