Video: Nik Stauskas answers Illini fans' 'U-S-A!' chants

Video: Nik Stauskas answers Illini fans' 'U-S-A!' chants

It’s become common for Big Ten fans to shower Nik Stauskas with “U-S-A!” chants. The Canada native takes it all in stride, and in Tuesday night’s 84-53 Big Ten-clinching win at Illinois, he silenced said chants with a deep buzzer-beating 3-pointer in the first half. It amazed everyone, including the fans and the broadcast crew. Watch the whole sequence in this post.

[ MORE: Stauskas comes in at No. 1 on our Big Ten Player of the Year tracker ]

Here’s a better angle of Stauskas looking at the crowd after the shot:

Stauskas finished the night 8-of-11, including a ridiculous 7-of-9 from distance.

He was so hot, Dan Dakich was sang Eminem after one of the triples:

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