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NCAA Tournament 2015 last-second shots

From R.J. Hunter's deep three-pointer to lead No. 14 Georgia State past No. 3 Baylor to the controversial goaltending call that gave No. 11 UCLA the win over No. 6 UCLA, see every last-second shot from the 2015 NCAA Tournament.

No. 14 UAB upsets No. 3 Iowa State

Iowa State’s Naz Long missed a potential game-tying
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Joe Robbins

Iowa State’s Naz Long missed a potential game-tying three-pointer with four seconds left as No. 14 UAB went on to beat No. 3 Iowa State, 60-59, in the second round.

R.J. Hunter lifts underdog Georgia State past Baylor

In an utterly dramatic finish, Georgia State’s R.J.
Photo Credit: AP / Chris O'Meara

In an utterly dramatic finish, Georgia State’s R.J. Hunter hit a deep three-pointer with 2.7 seconds left to lift No. 14 Georgia State to a 57-56 win over No. 3 Baylor in the second round. Adding to the drama, Hunter’s father and Georgia State head coach, Ron Hunter, who had torn his ACL after celebrating the team’s Sun Belt Conference championship win, fell out of his chair after his son nailed the game-winning shot.

No. 6 SMU falls to UCLA on controversial goaltending call

With 13 seconds left, SMU’s Yanick Moreira went
Photo Credit: AP / David Stephenson

With 13 seconds left, SMU’s Yanick Moreira went up for a rebound on a Bryce Alford shot but was called for goaltending, giving UCLA a 60-59 lead and eventually the second-round win. Many analysts thought No. 11 UCLA didn’t belong in the tournament to begin with.

Cincinnati takes down Purdue after exchanging last-second shots

With No. 8 Cincinnati trailing 59-57, the Bearcats’
Photo Credit: AP / David Stephenson

With No. 8 Cincinnati trailing 59-57, the Bearcats’ Troy Caupain hit a layup that rolled around the rim and eventually dropped at the buzzer in regulation to force overtime against No. 9 Purdue. With 28 seconds left in overtime, Farad Cobb hit another layup to put Cincinnati up three before Purdue’s Vince Edwards missed a three-pointer at the buzzer, giving Cincy the 66-65 win in the second round.

UNC hangs on against Harvard

No. 4 North Carolina led all game up
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Mike Ehrmann

No. 4 North Carolina led all game up until a four-point play from Siyani Chambers put No. 13 Harvard ahead with 1:15 left in the game. Justin Jackson put the Tar Heels back on top with a game-tying jumper followed by a fast-break dunk in the final minute. Harvard had one final chance on a Wesley Saunders’ three-point attempt that bounced off the rim as time ran out, and the Tar Heels advanced with a 67-65 second-round win.

BeeJay Anya’s hook shot moves No. 8 N.C. State past No. 9 LSU

With the Wolfpack trailing, 65-64, sophomore BeeJay Anya
Photo Credit: AP / Gene J. Puskar

With the Wolfpack trailing, 65-64, sophomore BeeJay Anya hit a left-handed hook shot in the paint that bounced around before falling with 0.1 seconds left on the clock, giving N.C. State a 66-65 win in the second round.

Arkansas avoids 5-seed woes vs. No. 12 Wofford

It came down to the wire in a
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Mike Ehrmann

It came down to the wire in a game that featured 18 ties and 10 lead changes. Down 56-53, No. 12 Wofford had one more chance to upset No. 5 Arkansas, but Eric Garcia missed a three-pointer to tie it with one second left. Arkansas advanced to the third round after hanging on for the 56-53 win.

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