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Biggest sports moments in Indiana history

Yesterday marked the 20-year anniversary of Reggie Miller's 8 points in 9 seconds. I started to wonder, where would that moment rank if it were played in the state of Indiana? Here are some from from recent memory: 2011 Indy 500: 100th Anny, rookie (JRH) leads final turn/lap, crashes; Wheldon wins again, his last 2006 AFC Championship in Hoosier Dome. 38-34. Cheaters lose 2010 Final Four: small, local school w/ half-court buzzer to beat #1 Devils 2011 Watshot 3-pt winner at buzzer over #1 and undefeated Wildcats 2001 Haston 3-pt winner at buzzer over #1 and undefeated Spartans 2014 AFC Divisional playoffs: Andrew Luck's 24-pt comeback win The NBA pipeline 2000 Pacers reaching NBA Finals Last Century: Jeff Gordon winning inaugural Brickyard 400 1993 Notre Dame over #1 FSU (and '88 title) Bob Knight's championships, chair-toss & choke 1987 Pan Am Games Multiple ABA Championships in the 70s (and Nancy Leonard's  fundraiser) Larry Bird Oscar Robe