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124 Buzzer-Beaters

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124 Buzzer-Beaters Table
  Game Stats
Year Player Game Round Team Opp Type Margin Time Assisted Distance   MP PTS FG FGA TRB AST
2019Kyle GuyApr 6, 2019National SemifinalVirginia (1)Auburn (5)Free throw-20.6391551134
2019Tremont WatersMar 23, 2019Second RoundLSU (3)Maryland (6)2-pt FGtied1.6unassistedlayup361251225
2018Jordan PooleMar 17, 2018Second RoundMichigan (3)Houston (6)3-pt FG-20Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman281183520
2018Donte IngramMar 15, 2018First RoundLoyola (IL) (11)Miami (FL) (6)3-pt FG-10.3Marques Townes26341351472
2018Robert Gray Jr.Mar 15, 2018First RoundHouston (6)San Diego State (11)2-pt FGtied1.1unassistedlayup3739122580
2017Luke MayeMar 26, 2017Regional FinalUNC (1)Kentucky (2)2-pt FGtied0.3Theo Pinson2020176932
2017Chris ChiozzaMar 24, 2017Regional SemifinalFlorida (4)Wisconsin (8)3-pt FG-20unassisted213083645
2016Kris JenkinsApr 4, 2016National FinalVillanova (2)UNC (1)3-pt FGtied0Ryan Arcidiacono25211461121
2016Rex PfluegerMar 20, 2016Second RoundNotre Dame (6)Stephen F. Austin (14)2-pt FG-11.5unassistedtip1421221
2016Bronson KoenigMar 20, 2016Second RoundWisconsin (7)Xavier (2)3-pt FGtied0Ethan Happ21382061571
2016Adam WoodburyMar 18, 2016First RoundIowa (7)Temple (10)2-pt FGtied0unassistedlayup32104650
2016Paul JespersonMar 18, 2016First RoundNorthern Iowa (11)Texas (6)3-pt FGtied0unassisted5033144830
2016Rodney BullockMar 17, 2016First RoundProvidence (9)USC (8)2-pt FG-11.5Drew Edwardslayup4016611101
2015BeeJay AnyaMar 19, 2015Second RoundNC State (8)LSU (9)2-pt FG-10.1unassisted151842370
2014DeAndre KaneMar 23, 2014Third RoundIowa State (3)UNC (6)2-pt FGtied1.6unassistedlayup3924918107
2014Cameron RidleyMar 20, 2014Second RoundTexas (7)Arizona State (10)2-pt FGtied0unassistedlayup3017612122
2013Aaron CraftMar 24, 2013Third RoundOhio State (2)Iowa State (10)3-pt FGtied0.5unassisted21401851016
2013Vander BlueMar 21, 2013Second RoundMarquette (3)Davidson (14)2-pt FG-11unassistedlayup281651522
2011Matt HowardMar 19, 2011Third RoundButler (8)Pitt (1)Free throwtied0.8381651561
2011Brandon KnightMar 17, 2011Second RoundKentucky (4)Princeton (13)2-pt FGtied2unassistedlayup2921825
2011Matt HowardMar 17, 2011Second RoundButler (8)Old Dominion (9)2-pt FGtied0unassistedlayup33155852
2011Juan FernandezMar 17, 2011Second RoundTemple (7)Penn State (10)2-pt FGtied0.4unassisted17392381333
2010Raymar MorganMar 28, 2010Regional FinalMichigan State (5)Tennessee (6)Free throwtied1.83513411102
2010Korie LuciousMar 21, 2010Second RoundMichigan State (5)Maryland (4)3-pt FG-10Draymond Green2127135822
2010Danero ThomasMar 18, 2010First RoundMurray State (13)Vanderbilt (4)2-pt FG-10unassisted15291151261
2010Quincy PondexterMar 18, 2010First RoundWashington (11)Marquette (6)2-pt FGtied1.7unassistedlayup3718717112
2010Ishmael SmithMar 18, 2010First RoundWake Forest (9)Texas (8)2-pt FG-11.3unassisted174419918127
2009Scottie ReynoldsMar 28, 2009Regional FinalVillanova (3)Pitt (1)2-pt FGtied0.5unassisted8331541121
2009Demetri GoodsonMar 21, 2009Second RoundGonzaga (4)Western Kentucky (12)2-pt FGtied0.9unassisted81442211
2009Trevon HughesMar 20, 2009First RoundWisconsin (12)Florida State (5)2-Pt FG+FT-12unassistedlayup39103414
Year Player Game Round Team Opp Type Margin Time Assisted Distance   MP PTS FG FGA TRB AST
2008Brook LopezMar 22, 2008Second RoundStanford (3)Marquette (6)2-pt FG-11.3Mitch Johnson82830102041
2008De'Jon JacksonMar 21, 2008First RoundSan Diego (13)UConn (4)2-pt FG-11.2unassisted183642942
2008Ty RogersMar 21, 2008First RoundWestern Kentucky (12)Drake (5)3-pt FG-10Tyrone Brazelton2635114721
2007Eric MaynorMar 15, 2007First RoundVCU (11)Duke (6)2-pt FGtied1.8unassisted17392281638
2006Kenton PaulinoMar 23, 2006Regional SemifinalTexas (2)West Virginia (6)3-pt FGtied0A.J. Abrams273083911
2006Jermaine WallaceMar 17, 2006First RoundNorthwestern State (14)Iowa (3)3-pt FG-20.5unassisted2224104840
2006Chris LoftonMar 16, 2006First RoundTennessee (2)Winthrop (15)2-pt FGtied0.4Dane Bradshaw19311251422
2004Will BynumApr 3, 2004National SemifinalGeorgia Tech (3)Oklahoma State (2)2-pt FGtied1.5unassistedlayup22113601
2003Freddie OwensMar 22, 2003Second RoundWisconsin (5)Tulsa (13)3-pt FG-21Devin Harris212472604
2003Drew NicholasMar 21, 2003First RoundMaryland (6)UNC Wilmington (11)3-pt FG-10unassisted21372271543
2002Terrell TaylorMar 15, 2002First RoundCreighton (12)Florida (5)3-pt FG-20.2unassisted244028102044
2001Clarence GilbertMar 15, 2001First RoundMissouri (9)Georgia (8)2-pt FGtied0.9Kareem Rush15331041115
2001Nat BurtonMar 15, 2001First RoundGeorgetown (10)Arkansas (7)2-pt FGtied0unassistedlayup3163840
2000Shaheen HollowayMar 17, 2000First RoundSeton Hall (10)Oregon (7)2-pt FG-11.9unassistedlayup4227111732
2000Mike MillerMar 17, 2000First RoundFlorida (5)Butler (12)2-pt FG-10unassisted83616617132
1998Richard HamiltonMar 19, 1998Regional SemifinalUConn (2)Washington (11)2-pt FG-10unassisted10282281661
1998Jarrod WestMar 14, 1998Second RoundWest Virginia (10)Cincinnati (2)3-pt FG-20.8unassisted2535155934
1998Marius JanulisMar 13, 1998First RoundSyracuse (5)Iona (12)3-pt FG-11.2Todd Burgan20331451311
1998Bryce DrewMar 13, 1998First RoundValparaiso (13)Ole Miss (4)3-pt FG-20Bill Jenkins24362271638
1998Dan MullerMar 12, 1998First RoundIllinois State (9)Tennessee (8)2-pt FG-11.8Kyle Cartmilllayup45837103
1997Cameron DollarMar 20, 1997Regional SemifinalUCLA (2)Iowa State (6)2-pt FG-11.9unassistedlayup412091444
1995David VaughnMar 19, 1995Second RoundMemphis (6)Purdue (3)2-pt FGtied1.1unassistedlayup28125871
1995Don ReidMar 19, 1995Second RoundGeorgetown (6)Weber State (14)2-pt FGtied0unassistedlayup1884461
1995Tyus EdneyMar 19, 1995Second RoundUCLA (1)Missouri (8)2-pt FG-10unassistedlayup35155837
1993Jimmy KingMar 21, 1993Second RoundMichigan (1)UCLA (9)2-pt FGtied1.5unassistedlayup41114854
1993Jason KiddMar 18, 1993First RoundCalifornia (6)LSU (11)2-pt FGtied1unassistedlayup341641277
1992Christian LaettnerMar 28, 1992Regional FinalDuke (1)Kentucky (2)2-pt FG-10Grant Hill164331101073
1992James ForrestMar 21, 1992Second RoundGeorgia Tech (7)USC (2)3-pt FG-20Matt Geiger2537155754
1992Terry DehereMar 19, 1992First RoundSeton Hall (4)La Salle (13)2-pt FGtied1.8Bryan Caver19372482026
1991Lance MillerMar 15, 1991First RoundVillanova (9)Princeton (8)2-pt FGtied0.7unassisted834198953
Year Player Game Round Team Opp Type Margin Time Assisted Distance   MP PTS FG FGA TRB AST
1991Steve SmithMar 15, 1991First RoundMichigan State (5)Green Bay (12)2-pt FGtied0unassisted18331971551
1990Christian LaettnerMar 24, 1990Regional FinalDuke (3)UConn (1)2-pt FG-10Brian Davis1638237852
1990Tate GeorgeMar 22, 1990Regional SemifinalUConn (1)Clemson (5)2-pt FG-10Scott Burrell17301251214
1990Todd DayMar 17, 1990Second RoundArkansas (4)Dayton (12)2-pt FGtied2unassistedlayup3325111792
1990Rick FoxMar 17, 1990Second RoundUNC (8)Oklahoma (1)2-pt FGtied0unassisted3332391632
1990Maurice NewbyMar 16, 1990First RoundNorthern Iowa (14)Missouri (3)3-pt FGtied3Dale Turner281393500
1990Paris McCurdyMar 15, 1990First RoundBall State (12)Oregon State (5)2-Pt FG+FT-20Mike Spicer525931193
1989Sean HigginsApr 1, 1989National SemifinalMichigan (3)Illinois (1)2-pt FGtied1unassisted6241451231
1989Anderson HuntMar 23, 1989Regional SemifinalUNLV (4)Arizona (1)3-pt FG-24unassisted21332181243
1988Charles SmithMar 18, 1988First RoundGeorgetown (8)LSU (9)3-pt FGtied0unassisted24311041352
1987Keith SmartMar 30, 1987National FinalIndiana (1)Syracuse (2)2-pt FG-14Daryl Thomas16352191556
1987Kevin GambleMar 20, 1987Regional SemifinalIowa (2)Oklahoma (6)3-pt FG-13B.J. Armstrong223126111334
1987Marco BaldiMar 13, 1987First RoundSt. John's (NY) (6)Wichita State (11)2-pt FGtied1unassisted1229115531
1987Kannard JohnsonMar 13, 1987First RoundWestern Kentucky (10)West Virginia (7)2-pt FGtied1Tellis Franklayup351561233
1987Tony RayeMar 12, 1987First RoundAustin Peay (14)Illinois (3)Free throw-123360052
1986Terry ConerMar 16, 1986Second RoundAlabama (5)Illinois (4)2-pt FGtied0unassisted104012514510
1986Anthony WilsonMar 15, 1986Second RoundLSU (11)Memphis (3)2-pt FGtied0unassisted931631031
1986Jeff HornacekMar 14, 1986First RoundIowa State (7)Miami (OH) (10)2-pt FGtied0Gary Thompkins25421571133
1986Scott SkilesMar 13, 1986First RoundMichigan State (5)Washington (12)Free throwtied24031122107
1985Andre TurnerMar 21, 1985Regional SemifinalMemphis (2)Boston College (11)2-pt FGtied1unassisted17401261227
1985Wayman TisdaleMar 21, 1985Regional SemifinalOklahoma (1)Louisiana Tech (5)2-pt FGtied3Tim McCalister840231017111
1984Danny YoungMar 23, 1984Regional SemifinalWake Forest (4)DePaul (1)2-pt FGtied0unassistedlayup4184859
1984Rolando LambMar 16, 1984First RoundVCU (6)Northeastern (11)2-pt FG-10Michael Brown2028104629
1984Terence StansburyMar 15, 1984First RoundTemple (8)St. John's (NY) (9)2-pt FGtied0unassisted22401471444
1983Lorenzo CharlesApr 4, 1983National FinalNC State (6)Houston (1)2-pt FGtied1unassisteddunk2542770
1983Scooter McCrayMar 24, 1983Regional SemifinalLouisville (1)Arkansas (4)2-pt FGtied1unassistedtip361771241
1983James BanksMar 19, 1983Second RoundGeorgia (4)VCU (5)2-pt FGtied2unassisted12401471268
1983Robert TatumMar 17, 1983First RoundOhio (11)Illinois State (6)2-pt FGtied0unassisted1533115963
1983Len BiasMar 17, 1983First RoundMaryland (8)Chattanooga (9)2-pt FG-12unassisted1729105670
1982Brian KellermanMar 14, 1982Second RoundIdaho (3)Iowa (6)2-pt FGtied0unassisted1845145922
Year Player Game Round Team Opp Type Margin Time Assisted Distance   MP PTS FG FGA TRB AST
1981Mike JonesMar 20, 1981Regional SemifinalWichita State (6)Kansas (7)2-pt FG-13Randy Smithson222184713
1981Danny AingeMar 19, 1981Regional SemifinalBYU (6)Notre Dame (2)2-pt FG-12unassistedlayup401241013
1981Dale EllisMar 15, 1981Second RoundTennessee (4)VCU (5)2-pt FGtied2Michael Brooks144522101350
1981Rolando BlackmanMar 14, 1981Second RoundKansas State (8)Oregon State (1)2-pt FGtied2unassisted16381461312
1981John SmithMar 14, 1981Second RoundSt. Joseph's (9)DePaul (1)2-pt FG-13Lonnie McFarlanlayup125942
1981U.S. ReedMar 14, 1981Second RoundArkansas (5)Louisville (4)2-pt FG-10unassisted49401971466
1980Tony BranchMar 8, 1980Second RoundLouisville (2)Kansas State (7)2-pt FGtied2unassisted15321100
1980Dave GoffMar 7, 1980First RoundTexas A&M (6)Bradley (11)Free throwtied13862655
1979Bob HeatonMar 17, 1979Regional FinalIndiana State (1)Arkansas (2)2-pt FGtied1Steve Reed81684510
1979Stan JoplinMar 11, 1979Second RoundToledo (5)Iowa (4)2-pt FGtied1Dick Miller2032153703
1978Ron BrewerMar 27, 1978National Third PlaceArkansasNotre Dame2-pt FGtied0unassisted17402071663
1978Keith AndersonMar 16, 1978Regional SemifinalCal State FullertonSan Francisco2-pt FGtied3?15371261548
1977Jerome WhiteheadMar 26, 1977National SemifinalMarquetteCharlotte2-pt FGtied0unassisteddunk40211016160
1977Phil FordMar 17, 1977Regional SemifinalUNCNotre DameFree throwtied23929102225
1976Toby KnightMar 13, 1976First RoundNotre DameCincinnati2-pt FG-12unassistedtip1261060
1975Richard WashingtonMar 29, 1975National SemifinalUCLALouisville2-pt FG-13Marques Johnson104326111982
1975Leonard DrakeMar 15, 1975First RoundCentral MichiganGeorgetownFree throwtied062821
1972Kevin JoyceMar 11, 1972First RoundSouth CarolinaTemple2-pt FGtied1unassisted201261474
1971Clarence GloverMar 13, 1971First RoundWestern KentuckyJacksonville2-pt FGtied2Gary Sundmackerlayup16821173
1970Pembrook BurrowsMar 12, 1970Regional SemifinalJacksonvilleIowa2-pt FG-12unassistedtip2311129
1969Rick MountMar 15, 1969Regional FinalPurdueMarquette2-pt FGtied2unassisted222611322
1969Charlie ScottMar 15, 1969Regional FinalUNCDavidson2-pt FGtied2unassisted184032142164
1968Dave SorensonMar 16, 1968Regional FinalOhio StateKentucky2-pt FGtied2unassisted62411177
1965Charles BeasleyMar 13, 1965Regional Third PlaceSMUHoustonFree throwtied0196133
1965Charley HunterMar 8, 1965First RoundOklahoma CityColorado State2-pt FGtied0Gary Gray2024101711
1963Vic RouseMar 23, 1963National FinalLoyola (IL)Cincinnati2-pt FGtied0unassistedtip4515622120
1962Tom ThackerMar 23, 1962National SemifinalCincinnatiUCLA2-pt FGtied3unassisted202174
1961Jerry HahnMar 15, 1961First RoundArizona StateSeattle2-pt FGtied0??1351012
1958Elgin BaylorMar 14, 1958Regional SemifinalSeattleSan Francisco2-pt FGtied1unassisted3535112014
1956Hal LearMar 17, 1956Regional FinalTempleCanisiusFree throwtied21441433
Year Player Game Round Team Opp Type Margin Time Assisted Distance   MP PTS FG FGA TRB AST
1956Larry BladesMar 13, 1956First RoundDartmouthWest Virginia2-pt FGtied0unassisted15416
1954Ken McCallyMar 12, 1954Regional SemifinalNavyCornell2-pt FGtied3unassisted15421210
1949Jack SheltonMar 18, 1949Regional SemifinalOklahoma StateWyoming2-pt FG-14Gale McArthur?165
1944Herb WilkinsonMar 28, 1944National FinalUtahDartmouth2-pt FGtied3Wat Misaka30457314
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