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YouTube Gold: Gene Banks’ 1981 Buzzer Beater vs. UNC

One of the greatest plays in Cameron’s long history

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Boston College v Duke
Coach K gave thumbs up in 1981 to Gene Banks’ memorable last play in Cameron
Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

With Duke-UNC on the horizon, it’s a good time to look at some past classic buzzer beaters in the series. First up is Gene Banks in 1981, giving a young Coach K his first win over the Tar Heels.

Bonus - Warden Norton from the Shawshank Redemption makes a brief cameo at the :48 section mark.

Also, note how different Cameron is, notably the old blue wall above the student section which is covered in signs and banners.

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