DURHAM, N.C. -- Former University of North Carolina basketball star Pete Brennan, whose crucial shot in the semifinals helped the Tar Heels win the 1957 national championship, died Friday after a fight with cancer, his daughter said.

Brennan, 75, had been diagnosed with prostate cancer in April, Kelly Brennan, of Birmingham, Ala., said.

Brennan was a member of the 1957 team that went unbeaten and won the national championship with a triple-overtime victory over Wilt Chamberlain and Kansas.

Brennan's jumper with four seconds left forced the second of three overtimes in the semifinal win over Michigan State.

He was Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year in 1958 and was a first-round draft pick of the Knicks that year. He played only one season in the NBA. -- AP

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