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Thursday, July 24, 2014

College student hits halfcourt shot

Sunday, March 9, 2008

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Austin Hackney, a senior at the University of Alabama-

Birmingham, made a halfcourt shot during halftime of the UAB/Tulsa basketball game March 5. Hackney won $2,500 from a Suzuki Automobile Dealership for making the shot.

Hackney's father, David Hackney, was a starter for the Sikeston Bulldogs basketball team in the early '70s and his mother is the former Nancy Trigg of Sikeston. Hackney's grandparents, Homer and Rosemary Trigg still reside in Sikeston.