Student Well-Being

Two Weeks After Being Shot, Chicago Teen Hits Game-Winner

By Bryan Toporek — March 19, 2014 1 min read

Less than two weeks after being shot in the calf, Chicago senior Tyquone Greer sent his high school basketball team to the state finals tournament on Tuesday evening.

With three seconds remaining in the Class 3A Hoffman Estates Supersectional, Greer buried a three-pointer to give Orr Academy High School of Chicago a 71-68 victory over North Chicago High School.

“This could have been our last game and I wanted to make my presence felt,” Greer told reporters after the game, per

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.