Fotheringham's desperation attempt came after the Tritons, trailing by 1, chose to foul and send Troy to the free throw line with 38.9 seconds remaining in the overtime period. Troy hit both free throws. San Clemente played the last 2:49 of overtime without starting point guard Gage Shelmidine, who fouled out. He was the game's leading scorer with 15 points.
The loss followed a pattern familiar to San Clemente in its previous losses, being unable to hold a late lead before surrendering a critical basket after an offensive rebound. This time it was three consecutive offensive rebounds that led to a Troy three-pointer, giving it a two-point lead late in regulation. San Clemente only had three offensive rebounds for the entire game. The Tritons were able to tie to force the fateful overtime period.
Joining Shelmidine in double figures were Dillon Waikle with 12 points and Fotheringham with 11. Fotheringham paired his with 10 points for his fourth double-double of the season. James Paterson and Blake Birmingham each scored 8, while Jake Cameron added 7 and Michael Moran 2