And even that was one game removed from Wes Washpun sending UNI to the NCAAs on a bouncy shot to win the Valley tournament. What we have right here is the largest comeback within the shortest period of time in the history of college basketball. From 12 down with 40 seconds remaining to getting the game to OT — and another OT on high of it. Admon Gilder’s steal-then-layup with 1.9 seconds left ship it to additional time at 71-all.
The Wildcats and Tar Heels make fifty one% of their shots and shoot an outlandish sixty one% from three-pointer. Ryan Arcidiacono could have simply stored the ball for himself and tried to take the would-be winner. But a trailing Jenkins — yelling “Arch! Arch!” — receives the pass, steps in rhythm and releases. This is on the quick list of best shots in college basketball historical past, made all of the extra memorable for Jay Wright blankly saying “bang.” to himself proper earlier than the trey drops and Nova wins its second title at school historical past.
Arizona loses its fourth straight Elite Eight game relationship again to 2005, these 4 Ls by a total of five factors. This game is the seventh extra time affair of the 2014 tourney, which ties a report on the time. Very few cases the place two of the top one hundred games happened in the same region, similar a part of the bracket like this one happening right beneath UNI-Kansas (they have been in several cities, though, because of podding). Michigan State controls a lot of the means regardless of losing Kalin Lucas within the first half to a torn Achilles.
Not certain any staff has had a wilder swing of fates in any first weekend than 2016 Northern Iowa. This collapse comes less than forty eight hours faraway from UNI winning by half-courtroom heave within the first round over Texas, courtesy of Paul Jesperson.
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It’s the shot that is most remembered alongside UNC’s run to the 2017 nationwide title. It has a declare as the most effective title game in tournament history. It’s the one one to end on a real buzzer-beater (whereas NC State in ‘eighty three was only a tick earlier than). And there’s Marcus Paige’s twisty, gravity-clinging 3-pointer the possession earlier than Kris Jenkins becomes an all-time legend. The groups are tied for greater than seven minutes of game time, with nine ties and 9 lead changes in all.
Earlier within the season UK’s Malik Monk drops forty seven points on UNC in Vegas. Carolina reels away a 12-0 run within the last five minutes, then John Calipari’s group — led by Monk, De’Aaron Fox and Bam Adebayo — pushes back from a seven-level deficit with 50 seconds remaining. A Fox three-pointer, then a pair of treys from Monk, the second while double-teamed atop the important thing, tie the game with 7.2 to go. Calipari and Roy Williams choose to not call timeouts within the final minute. Theo Pinson tosses to Luke Maye, who steps back for a long 2-pointer and hits, ending the sport with a then-profession-excessive 17 factors.
Northern Iowa wins the game in OT if not for Alex Caruso’s layup with 5.9 seconds remaining. Ironically, Jesperson loses his sense of place and time and releases a prayer beyond half court docket with greater than 4 seconds remaining. Huge three-pointer after large three-pointer dot the extra time periods. Jeremy Morgan scores 36 for UNI, Caruso and Danuel House combine for forty seven.
The only regional final this tournament between a No. 1 and a No. 2 seed. Frank Kaminksy (28 and eleven) vs. Aaron Gordon and Kaleb Tarczewski. Kaminsky’s just super here whereas the rest of his team is skittish from the sector. The Badgers win because of a well timed tip from Frank the Tank with more than a minute remaining in OT. Jordin Mayes cuts the lead on the following possession and then the groups never rating again.