I am a purist. You need ballhaandling and free throw shooting to close games out. OSU has done that (m)

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By Barrett777 on 16:35:31 11/23/22
[In reply to "I’d vote for the Elam Ending a thousand times over. *" by Solomon Dangerfield, posted at 16:30:16 11/23/22]

Many teams go for pure athleticism over skill and cannot close games out. No reason to reward that.

It does lengthen games, but still prefer it because it emphasizes the ability to hit pressure free throws and handle pressure. Also leads to some exciting finishes when teams in the lead have trouble hitting those free throws.

Edited by original poster [16:39:45 11/23/22]

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