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Bell-Holter Shot Advances to Finals of Geico Play of the Year

Geico Play of YearOral Roberts' junior forward Damen Bell-Holter advanced to the finals of the 2012 GEICO Play of the Year, Intersport announced today. Each week for eight weeks, fans vote for the GEICO Play of the Year (facebook.com/BestofCollegeBasketball) and the winner will be announced on GEICO presents Best of College Basketball 2012 on CBS March 25 at 1:00 p.m. ET.

In addition to recognizing the season's top plays, the one-hour CBS special will relive the season's greatest moments, players and traditions. The show also marks the culmination of the GEICO Best of 2012 Basketball Tour, an interactive fan experience that visits 10 marquee games throughout the basketball season.

Each week for eight weeks, four incredible college basketball plays will be nominated as the Play of the Year on the GEICO Best of College Basketball Facebook page (facebook.com/BestofCollegeBasketball). Fans determine the winners by voting for their favorite GEICO Play of the Year nominee.

With only seconds left in the game and both teams assuming overtime, Bell-Holter caught an inbound pass from UA-Little Rock. He took a few steps and tossed the ball towards his basket just as time was about to run out. The ball went in as the buzzer sounded and the team went wild. Oral Roberts beat UA-Little Rock in the last second of the game 58-55. To view the play on YouTube visit: http://bit.ly/zocbKd.

Bell-Holter joins Indiana's Christian Watford and Purdue's Robbie Hummel as this year's first three finalists.

Visit facebook.com/BestofCollegeBasketball for highlights of the GEICO Play of the Year finalists and to vote on the current week's nominees.

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