NCAA Tournament Buzzer Beaters – Top 10
One of the best parts of the tournament format is the do or die nature of every single game. One loss and you are eliminated. This leads to excruciatingly lengthy final minutes of games and unrivaled drama. These buzzer beaters change the fortune of a teams in an instant, and allow anonymous names to etch their mark into NCAA lore. There is nothing quite like the unbridled joy or pained despair the teams on the following list went through.
10. Northwestern State- 2006, First Round vs. Iowa
While most fans know that Northwestern has never made the tournament, the Demons of Northwestern State managed to win a game as a 14 seed. In a tight game throughout, they found themselves with the ball down two. After forcing a bad three point shot, the ball bounced out to the corner to Jermaine Wallace, who was forced to launch an even worse shot. Fortunately, it went in as Wallace faded out of bounds and the Demons had their first NCAA tournament win. This video also features the nostalgia of unique courts, as the NCAA has gone to a standard logo-less floor in the past few years.
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