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NCAA Tournament: Top 12 most memorable tournament shots

The Oklahoman's Mike Baldwin takes a look back at the most memorable NCAA Tournament shots.
by Michael Baldwin Published: March 11, 2013
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7. Rip Hamilton: After UConn missed two shots, Hamilton chased down a loose ball. A desperation, fall-away 8-footer lifted the Huskies past Washington in a Sweet 16 matchup.

8. Michael Jordan: His defining moment at North Carolina is his freshman season when Jordan makes a late-game, 16-footer in the 1992 national title game that gives coach Dean Smith his first national title.

9. Northwestern State: Jermaine Wallace ran down an offensive rebound in the corner and miraculously hit a desperation 3-pointer to cap the Demons' rally from a 17-point deficit against No. 3 seed Iowa.

10. Danny Ainge: In a Sweet 16 matchup against Notre Dame, Ainge drove the length of the floor, dribbled behind his back and drained a game-winning floater in the lane to lift BYU.

11. Tate George: Similar to Laettner's play, George caught an 80-foot pass, turned and drained a 15-foot baseline jumper to lift Connecticut past Clemson in a Sweet 16 matchup.

12. Mike Miller: Years before he was a sharpshooter on Miami's 2012 NBA title team, Miller charged into the lane and made a leaning 10-footer to help Florida spoil Butler's upset bid in a 2000 first-round game.

by Michael Baldwin
Redhawks, Barons, MLB, NFL Reporter
Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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