Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery by John Feinstein

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8th graders Steven Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson cannot believe their luck.  They won the sports writing contest and now will get to attend the NCAA Final Four with press passes!  The excitement for Steven, though, soon turns to fear.Steven and Susan accidentally overhear a conversation between Chip Garber, Minnesota State's University star player, and a professor from the school.  They learn that Chip is being blackmailed to deliberately lose the game to Duke.

Steven and Susan realize it is up to them to help Chip, no matter what danger is involved.

 This book contains references to actual sportscasters and NCAA basketball coaches.  Sports fans will love the basketball references, and all readers will enjoy the suspense and mystery of this fast-moving novel.