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Christian Laettner reveals buzzer-beater secrets

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There might never be another moment like it again.

Christian Laettner's buzzer-beater to send Duke through against Kentucky in the 1992 NCAA Tournament is one of the defining moments in March Madness history.

And now with the college class of 2014 about to try and make history for themselves, the man has today revealed what went through his mind when he was lining up the shot that would come to define him:

"It was just a typical, back-to-the-basket move that you might make from the post...it just happened to be from 17, 18 feet," he told Fox Sports radio.

Laettner certainly has a way of making the key play sound like a throwaway game with his friends.

And it seems Laettner really wasn't too concerned when he got the ball in his hands:

"I thought that was the easy part because I would let my instincts take over.

"And I knew it was going to be a back-to-the-basket move and I relied on my instincts and all my playing over all those years to let that take over, and let it be natural."

Fortunately for the man who won two national championships with Duke, his instincts were far better than any of us could ever muster in the clutch moment.

Relive that magic moment here.

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