Poca was then whistled for three quick fouls, the last coming on an inbound pass. On that play, Osborne thought the inbound count was awfully slow. He bellowed, "Can't you count to five?"
It was an intense final four minutes, and both teams were feeling it at the line - Poca missed six free throws and Hoover missed two down the stretch, and they all hurt.
But Hoover was hurt more by three critical turnovers. Down 33-30, the Huskies got the ball into Morris, which didn't just draw a double-team. Two Dots collapsed on him to force a triple-team, and Morris coughed up the ball.
"We wanted to make somebody else beat us. He's such a good player, he draws a lot of attention," Osborne said.
The Dots gave it back, committing just their fifth turnover of the game. But after Hoover took a timeout, Joey Forbes lost the ball to Poca's Jacob Payne, putting the Dots into the double bonus with 53.9 seconds left.
Payne split his pair of free throws to make it 34-30, and Forbes answered with a potential three-point play with 31.6 left. But he missed the foul shot and the Huskies had to foul.
Not that it was a bad thing for Hoover, with Cam Cottrill missing the first of his two free throws with 25.4 seconds left. That gave Poca a 35-32 lead, keeping the Huskies alive.
But as the Huskies were setting up their next shot, Frampton stepped in to steal a pass and essentially end the suspense. He was fouled by necessity and hit the second free throw to set the final score with 15.6 seconds left.
Gandee tried not to say much about the disparity in free throws, though it was a struggle. He clearly was not happy about that, but also said his Huskies beat themselves in some ways.
"We had some blown defensive assignments in the second half, and they were able to hit some 3s off of them," he said. "The turnovers were critical.
"That was a factor in the game. Otherwise it that was a well-played game on both sides, both teams played hard, very evenly matched teams. We're a little bigger, obviously; they're probably a little more skilled around the perimeter. It was a hard-fought game."
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