When snake-bitten Indiana guard Maurice Creek announced he intended to transfer to George Washington this past spring, it was easy to understand the motivation behind the decision.
Maurice Creek (AP)Three devastating knee injuries had robbed Creek of the explosiveness necessary for him to crack Indiana's rotation, so the onetime Hoosiers star wanted to find another program where he could play a bigger role during his final season.
Moments like the one Creek experienced Sunday afternoon will surely validate Creek's decision to transfer. Creek faked like he was going to attack the rim and created just enough separation to sink a step-back 18 footer with less than a second remaining, lifting surging George Washington to a wild 77-75 victory over Maryland in the BB&T Classic.
"I just wanted the ball," Creek said in a TV interview after the game. "I told coach get me the ball. He gave me the ball. I told everyone to clear out, do some movement so they wouldn't double and I hit that shot."
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