WCU Student Scores Big And Almost Takes Grand Prize - FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV

ADVERTISEMENT
Bookmark and Share

WCU Student Scores Big And Almost Takes Grand Prize

Posted: Updated:

Jack Lavery, a freshman at West Chester University, had the chance of a lifetime to win $10K at his school's home game.

Every home game, WCU picks a student at random to attempt a pretty difficult challenge: make a lay-up, a foul shot, a three-pointer, and a half-court shot. Did we mention they only get 25 seconds to do it? But Lavery, originally from Horsham, PA, came pretty close.

He made all 4 shots in 25-seconds, but the rules of the game require he make all shots on the first try. Despite achieving the seemingly-impossible, he did not win the $10,000.

The video was uploaded to YouTube on Feb. 15, 2014 and has earned more than 20,000 views. Commenters on the video aren't too pleased by the outcome of his miraculous shots.

"That rule is BS, he deserves that money. In my 3 years watching basketball here, NOBODY has made a half court shot let alone on the first try!" writes youtuber Hagamexsonreir.

Adam Tharp's comment, "they never announced that rule at the game....pay the man," has already gotten 16 likes from fellow viewers!

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Council Rock South Mourns The Loss Of Three Classmates

    Council Rock South Mourns The Loss Of Three Classmates

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:23:09 GMT
    Three boys from Council Rock South High School died over the weekend when their SUV overturned.
    Three boys from Council Rock South High School died over the weekend when their SUV overturned.
  • Hamels, 3 Phillies relievers no-hit Braves

    Hamels, 3 Phillies relievers no-hit Braves

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:42:38 GMT
    Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0.
    Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0.
  • September Sizzle

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:55:49 GMT

    Summer is not over just yet!  Hot and humid conditions much of the week with temps in the 90's and upper 80's.

    Tuesday (91/72): Clouds/Storm

     

     

     

    Summer is not over just yet!  Hot and humid conditions much of the week with temps in the 90's and upper 80's.

    There is a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms Tuesday.

    Tuesday (91/72): Clouds/Storm

     

    Wednesday (90/74): Sun/Clouds

     

    Thursday (89/67): Sunny/Hot

     

     

Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices