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Many have made long runs after early tests

Updated: March 22, 2006, 9:35 AM ET
By Ed Graney | Special to ESPN.com

SALT LAKE CITY -- It happens. Has for years and years.

The NCAA Tournament tips off and underdogs begin to stir and favorites sometimes need crazy things to happen in the first four days of play just to survive.

Just ask UCLA 1995 about Tyus Edney's coast-to-coast layup against Missouri. Or ask Kansas 1988 about Danny Manning's jump hook with 38 seconds remaining against Murray State. Or ask Georgetown 1984 about Patrick Ewing's tip-in of a missed free throw with 51 seconds left against ...

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