Franklin Pierce Student Sinks Putt at Halftime Contest and Goes Viral

 

January 26, 2016

Brandon Knights

Senior Brandon Knight  sank a full court putt  during halftime of Saturday's Men's basketball game, a 81-79 win over Southern Connecticut State University,  as part of a new half-time challenge sponsored by the Athletics Department. Thus far the video of his putt has been featured on the Golf Channel and on ESPN. The video has received over 80,000 likes on ESPN's Instagram account as well as over 1,100 comments including, "Who does this guy think he is? Tiger Woods?". 

Photo: (L-R: Athletic Director Bruce Kirsh, Brandon Knight '16, President Andrew Card, Asst. Athletic Director Dan Blair and Board of Trustees Member Greg Doody),

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