Catching up with Jimmy Chitwood

Here’s an article about a Hoosier native in honor of Butler’s appearance in tonight’s NCAA championship game. Maris Valainis portrayed Jimmy Chitwood, the player who hit the game-winning shot in the classic sports film, Hoosiers. The Los Angeles Times caught up with Valainis, who lives in Southland, Calif., but gave up acting years ago.

Here’s a clip of that game-winning shot:

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