Alabama high school basketball game halted after Mississippi State commit brings down whole hoop on dunk
Sports fans everywhere are familiar with backboard-shattering dunks. A future Mississippi State Bulldog, however, did more than that with his Friday-night dunk.
KeShawn Murphy of Ramsay High School in Birmingham, Alabama brought the whole basket down Friday night, as you can see in the video below:
A scary moment as the entire basket fell down.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 23, 2021
Thankfully, all the players in the Ramsay-Carver game managed to get out of the way and are safe. As for the game, play was halted and will resume on Thursday. Ramsay had a 61-44 lead at the time.
Carver game will be finished @ Ramsay next Thursday after the Carver/Ramsay game #2. We will finish the remaining 4:00 min. Goal malfunction @ Carver.
— Ramsay Basketball (@RamsayHoops) January 23, 2021
Murphy committed to Mississippi State on Nov. 3, 2020. He is rated 3-stars, the No. 3 recruit in Alabama, No. 26 power forward and No. 147 prospect nationally in the class of 2021 on the 247Sports Composite. He also had offers from Alabama, Auburn, UAB and Western Kentucky.