- Andy Katz, ESPN Senior Writer
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The NCAA tournament had plenty of excitement when it came down to crunch time. Let's look back at some of the memorable late-possession moments from the first two weeks:
In the East:
Luke Hancock's 3-pointer with 21 seconds left capped a George Mason comeback win over Villanova in the second round.
Brandon Knight's driving layup with two seconds remaining gave Kentucky a two-point win over Princeton in the second round.
Darius Johnson-Odom's 3-pointer with 27 seconds left helped push Marquette past Syracuse in the second round.
Washington's meltdown against North Carolina in the final few possessions that prevented the Huskies from tying the Tar Heels at the end of regulation in the third round.
Knight's 15-foot shot that sent Kentucky past Ohio State in the Sweet 16.
In the West:
Tennessee quit on the game in the second half and lost by 30 to Michigan.
Arizona's Derrick Williams blocked a potential game-tying bucket by Memphis in the final seconds.
Williams converted a three-point play with 9.6 seconds remaining to upset Texas after the Longhorns committed a five-second violation on an inbounds play.
In the Southwest:
Down by two to Louisville, Morehead State's Demonte Harper went for the win and got it with a 3-pointer with 4.2 second left to beat the Cardinals in the second round.
VCU's Bradford Burgess converted a layup off an inbounds pass with 7.1 seconds left in overtime to knock off Florida State in the Sweet 16.
And in the Southeast:
Butler beat Old Dominion on a layup by Matt Howard at the buzzer.
Butler beat Pitt after Nasir Robinson fouled Howard on a rebound off a missed free-throw at the buzzer when the game was tied. Howard hits a free throw to win the third-round game.
And in the First Four:
UNC Asheville's Matt Dickey hit a 3-pointer with 10.5 seconds left that sent the game against Arkansas-Little Rock into overtime before Asheville won.
The NCAA tournament had plenty of excitement when it came down to crunch time. Let's look back at some of the memorable late-possession moments from the first two weeks:In the East: Luke Hancock's 3-pointer with 21 seconds left capped a George Mason comeback win over Villanova in the second round.