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Arkansas Athletics

58. Scotty Thurman, Arkansas

Arkansas' famed "40 Minutes of Hell" turned into a split-second of heaven for Thurman in the 1994 national championship game. After the Hogs rallied from a 10-point deficit in the second half against Duke, the score was tied at 70 in the final minute. With the shot clock winding down, Arkansas' Dwight Stewart bobbled a pass at the top of the key, but recovered the ball and whipped it to Thurman on the right wing. Thurman drained a 3-pointer to give the Hogs a 73-70 lead. Arkansas held on for a 76-72 victory to win its first national championship. The Hogs advanced to the NCAA tournament championship game the next season, but lost to UCLA, 89-78. Thurman scored five points, but Hogs fans will never forget the shot he sank to beat Duke. -- Mark Schlabach