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Chalmers, Kansas get One Shining Moment

Originally Published: April 8, 2008
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

SAN ANTONIO -- The shot that saved a season took just a moment -- a Shining Moment, you could say.

The hug lasted for minutes.

After hitting the biggest Final Four jumper since Keith Smart's in 1987, Mario Chalmers summoned his mother, Almarie, down from the Alamodome stands to courtside. The unflappable Kansas Jayhawk wrapped both arms around her, laid his head on her shoulder and bawled like a baby.

She pumped her left arm. He wouldn't let go. ...

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