In his freshman season at UCLA in
1992, Tyus Edney was named the most valuable freshman player on his team. In
his sophomore Season. Edney was voted the team’s most valuable player (MVP).
and he was named to the first-team All-Pacific-10 (Pac-10) Conference team.
As a 3x first-team All-Pac-IO
conference winner he shared the title co-MVP along with Ed O’Bannon (the team’s
most outstanding defensive player). and was awarded the Frances Pomeroy
Award as the nation’s best player
under six feet tall.
a 4.8 second game-winner against Missouri in the second round of the 1995 NCAA
Tournament. Edney’s shot was voted 2nd best buzzer beater of all time, next to
Christian Laetner. His UCLA team went on to win the 1995 NCAA Championship.