March Madness: Top-10 Buzzer-Beaters


8. Connecticut’s Tate George (1990)

The Huskies led their regional semifinal against Clemson by as many as 19 but were down one with under two seconds to play after a 3-pointer by David Young.

UConn’s Scott Burrell launched a full-court pass to George, who hit a turnaround jumper from about 15-feet at the buzzer for a 71-70 victory. The euphoria of George’s last-second heroics was short-lived however as UConn was knocked out of the tournament by Duke in the regional final on a buzzer-beater by Christian Laettner.

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