Mohammed’s Buzzer-Beating Tip-In Lifts Monroe Mustangs Men’s Basketball over Howard
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., December 12, 2021 – After seeing the lead disappear late, Hamdel Mohammed sank a put-back in the final second of the game, lifting the Monroe College Mustangs men's basketball team to a 76-74 over Howard Community College on the final day of the Monroe College Men's & Women's Mixer at the Monroe Athletic Complex on Sunday. The Mustangs improve to 11-3 with the win, while the Dragons fall to 7-5.
The Mustangs had a nine-point lead with four minutes remaining and later led by seven with 2:05 on the clock. The Dragons whittled away the lead, tying the game on a three by Daeshawn Eaton with eight seconds on the clock. The Mustangs rushed down the court, and Melvin Council Jr. tried to drive right to the hoop, but his attempt was blocked. However, it went right to Mohammed on his way up to the rim, where he was able to tip it right back in with 0.8 on the clock to put the Mustangs up by two. The ensuing inbound pass was bobbled between Mustang and Dragon players, allowing time to expire to clinch the win for Monroe