On the same night an Oklahoma student buried a half court shot for a year of free tuition, an Abilene Christian University student had his half court shot for $1,000 go terribly wrong. 

The ACU student went with a one-handed throw instead of a traditional shot and ended up throwing the ball into the seats.

Not just any seats he almost threw the ball out of the arena into the upper section of seats. 

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