Former UCLA basketball player Nicole Kornet was too good to win a car | NCAA Basketball

Make a half-court shot and win a automobile, proper?

Nicely on Friday, Nicole Kornet did greater than that.

Kornet made a layup, a free throw, a Three-pointer and a half-court shot in succession throughout a promotional halftime contest in UCLA’s matchup in opposition to the Fresno State Bulldogs.

The same old prize for hitting all 4 photographs is a automobile, however as a former participant for the Bruins ladies’s basketball group, Kornet was ineligible to win.

The college later clarified that Kornet knew she wasn’t eligible for the prize and was allowed to take part as a result of it was her birthday.

“Nicole was chosen to do the supershot recreation at halftime, however there was no prize on the road, and the sport was not represented as such,” a UCLA spokesperson instructed ESPN through e mail Saturday. “They have been conscious all alongside that she was ineligible for any prize, as was Nicole. She didn’t signal a contract, and there was no point out of her enjoying for a automobile — or any prize — in the course of the recreation.”

Kornet, 25, started her collegiate profession at Oklahoma earlier than transferring to UCLA. She began seven video games for the Bruins within the 2016-17 season and averaged 7.7 factors. Her brother, Luke Kornet, is on a two-way contract with the Knicks and has appeared in six video games this season.

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