He screamed and jumped and shoulder-bumped anyone within his reach, his long-awaited celebration shared by the hundreds of young fans rushing toward him.
Throughout the joyful commotion, E.J. Singler wasn't going to let go of the ball.
He wasn't going to quickly let go of the moment, either.
The Oregon senior forward grabbed a last-second rebound to secure the Ducks' 70-66 upset of No. 4 Arizona on Thursday, then raced up court and was engulfed by a sea of students rushing onto the floor.