March 16, 1990. Bo Kimble of Loyola Marymount (LMU) shoots a left handed free throw in 1990 first round of NCAA tournament in Long Beach, CA as a tribute to his friend and teammate Hank Gathers. This is widely regarded as one of the most memorable moments in NCAA tournament history.

On Sunday, March 4, 1990, in Los Angeles, Hank Gathers collapsed with 13:34 left in the first half of the WCC tournament quarterfinal game against Portland, just after scoring on his trademark tomahawk dunk on an alley-oop pass from point guard Terrell Lowery that put the Lions up 25--13. He was declared dead on arrival at a nearby hospital at the age of 23. An autopsy found that he suffered from a heart-muscle disorder, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.