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Win An NCAA Finals Party Prize Pack ($350 Value) – Predict What is Enterprise’s Ultimate Pick-Up Moment

allenmoll March 28, 2014 Allen Moll, NCAA 5 Comments

enterprise rt float 1This year’s NCAA Tournament has been chock full of all the exciting and emotionally charged moments we come to love and anticipate after a long regular season of college basketball.

If you are like most of the nation, surely your bracket has already been busted by all of the upsets, so you should head over to Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s Facebook App to continue participating in their NCAA Ultimate Pick-Up Moments Bracket Challenge. 

Before March Madness officially got underway, we informed our readers that THD has been chosen as an official partner with Enterprise to promote their Bracket Challenge, where readers vote on some of the NCAA Tournament’s all time memorable “Pick-Up Moments” for a chance to win a trip and tickets to the 2015 Final Four in Indianapolis.

The Challenge began with 16 of March Madness’ most iconic moments and have now been paired down to the Final Four.  Some of the top videos remaining include “The Shot”, featuring Duke’s Christian Laettner’s now famous buzzer beater to sink Kentucky, and “In Tribute”, as Loyola Marymount’s Bo Kimble shoots his free throws left handed in honor of fallen teammate Hank Gathers.

Two other examples that could go all of the way include “The Putback” as NC State upset the heavily favored Houston Cougars on Lorenzo Charles’ put-back dunk in ’83 and “Smart Shot” where Indiana guard Keith Smart hit one of the most memorable shots in NCAA history to win Bob Knight and the Hoosiers the 1987 National Title.

Some of the top “Pick-Up Moments” in the 2014 Tourney have to be Stephen F. Austin’s 4 point play to eventually beat VCU in OT, Kentucky finally coming of age to hand #1 seed Wichita State their lone loss on the season, the improbable romp of Dayton into the Elite Eight, and of course Tennessee’s Cinderella run from one of the last four teams in, to a berth into the Sweet 16.

Last week, I hope that all of you participated in our March Madness Twitter chat as our other partners @playgrounddad from Next Impulse Sports and @bullzeye.com from Bullzeye will once again be on Twitter this weekend at #EnterpriseNCAA, live tweeting some epic match-ups in the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight .  Feel free to join in for a chance at more prizes.

****Win An NCAA Finals Party Pack****

Now to the best part,where one of our lucky readers will earn themselves an NCAA Finals Party Pack(valued at more than $350) which includes everything one would need to host their very own Finals viewing party consisting of:

enterprise final four tix• $200 AMEX Gift Card (for food)

• Mini Basketball & Hoop Set

• Bamboo Wood Lap Table Tray

• 2 Basketball Table Cloths

• Cups, napkins, forks, knives for 40 people

• Enterprise Duffel Bag

• Enterprise Game Day Seat Cooler

• Enterprise Stress Reliever

• Enterprise Can Koozie(10 pack)

• Enterprise 24oz Tritan Waterbottle

Here’s the skinny.  All you have to do is check out Enterprise’s Ultimate Pick-Up Bracket Challenge, vote for your favorite all time “Pick-Up Moment”, then leave THD a comment at the bottom of this blog post telling us which video in the Bracket Challenge will ultimately be selected #1 and why.

Sounds simple?  It is.  One winner will be chosen at random for whomever gives the most compelling reason their favorite “Pick-Up Moment” will emerge victorious.  But don’t delay as our winner will be selected following the conclusion of Friday night’s Sweet 16 match-ups(Be sure to enter a valid email address to be contacted as the winner to ensure timely delivery of the Party Prize Pack before the Finals on 4/7).

Allen Moll has been a lifelong NBA and NCAA College Basketball fan who watches and studies games religiously, and coaches youth basketball in his native Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. Allen has also provided content to Bleacherreport.com, Upperdeckblog.com, Cleveland.com, CSN Philly.com, Buckets Magazine, in addition to being a tenured NBA and NCAA columnist for TheHoopDoctors.com.

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  • AJames

    Sorry didn’t work the first time?……..Without a doubt, Christian Laettner’s “The Shot” should win the best Pick Up Moment. Seeing Grant Hill and Thomas Hill of Duke their emotional reactions was priceless. Laettner is still hated by all Kentucky fans even though it happened back in 1992. It’s also one of the most played NCAA moments on any lead-in promo and is one of the all time top moments at the old Spectrum in Philly. Hands down Christian Laettner “The Shot”

  • Geekdad248

    1992 featured one of the greatest basketball teams of all time – The US
    OLYMPIC “DREAM TEAM” captained by Magic Johnson & Larry Bird – of
    the twelve players on the team 10 were named to the NBA’s 50 Greatest
    Players in NBA History. Who wouldn’t dream to have had a chance to win a
    Gold Medal on that “Dream Team” and Christian Laettner was a part of
    it. If Laettner hadn’t made “The Shot” in ’92 to help Duke become
    National Champs he probably wouldn’t be on the 1992 Olympic Team roster.
    So while Laettner’s NBA career was a bust, he is 1 of the 2 players
    not on the “greatest player list” he can always claim being a part of
    the Dream Team (and show off his Gold Medal). So THE SHOT has my vote
    for “Ultimate Pick Up Moment” because it made the difference in both
    winning the NCAA National Championship and also getting its shooter
    picked to be on the 1992 USA Olympic team coached by the legendary Chuck
    Daly and supporting the dynamic duo of Michael Jordan & Scottie
    Pippen. Laettner was the only college player on the Olympic Team that
    year which was also an impressive “pick up moment.”

  • White Shadow

    I have to go with the “Tribute” shooting the free throws left handed
    showing that you put your teammate before anything else and still
    winning is incredible. It shows the game can be more about winning and
    losing…it can be about heart. There have been a lot of underdogs
    winning in this year’s tournament so this seems like a fitting pick me
    up moment and is my choice.

  • THD Administration

    Thanks everyone for participating. AJames has been selected as our winner of the Enterprise Finals Party Pack. We here at THD totally agree on Christian Laettner’s “The Shot” as being the best Pick Up Moment. Congratulations AJames

  • Anna Pry

    “In Tribute” should certainly win. There’s nothing sweeter than seeing displays of honor and respect among the athletes our kids look up to.