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Isiah led IU, Detroit to titles

Updated: July 16, 2001, 9:35 AM ET
By Mike Puma | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Game March 30, 1981 - In what would be his last college game, Isiah Thomas broke out in the second half to lead Indiana to the NCAA title. After connecting on only 1-of-7 shots in the first half, the 6-foot-1 point guard scored 19 points in the final 20 minutes to key the Hoosiers' 63-50 victory over North Carolina in Philadelphia.

With the Hoosiers leading 27-26 to begin the second half, Thomas stole two consecutive passes and scored. "Those two steals were the turning point ...

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