reverse layup

reverse layup

n. Basketball
A layup made with one's back turned to the basket.
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Alaska then went to center Sonny Thoss -- who carried the Aces in the fourth quarter -- in its next offensive only for the 6-foot-7 slotman to miss a left-handed reverse layup.
With 14 seconds left in the first half, Terry thrilled the home crowd with a reverse layup, her back to the basket.
Willamette (20-1) used an opening 12-2 run to take control of the game early, getting a three-pointer from Bando and a nifty reverse layup from Munkres.
And even with the game in the bag, Arakji punctuated the match with a reverse layup.
An uncontested drive to the basket for a reverse layup by Steve Nash trimmed the Lakers' lead to 99-96 before Bryant steadied his team with two free throws and a pair of long-range jump shots in the last two minutes.
Augustin drove to the basket and tried a reverse layup as he challenged Kaman and Gooden.
But Billups had a reverse layup in the final minute before a handful of free throws by his teammates put the game out of reach.
Like the reverse layup, a vertical explosion makes for a stronger finish.
Nell Trainor answered for Doherty with a reverse layup before Katie Pasquale knotted the game at 45 on a jumper.
But Fajardo wasn't going to let San Miguel lose, barreling his way past Slaughter for a reverse layup that shattered that tie, before Santos made four straight charities off Aguilar that kept the Beermen's head above water.
Angus Brandt followed Cooke's final three-pointer with the last of his 12 points on a reverse layup to put Oregon State up 73-66 with 1:41 left, sparking a 10-4 run that put the Beavers up 81-70.
Notre Dame came through with one more rally and pulled ahead 71-68 on Sulker-Hall's inside basket with just over six minutes remaining before Harvard-Westlake's Nate Bulluck's reverse layup sparked a 15-0 run in which Swoope scored six points on four free throws and an inside basket.