What Were Some Exciting 2015 NCAA Basketball Bracket Games?


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No. 14 seed UAB upset No. 3 seed Iowa State 60-59, No. 14 Georgia State knocked off No. 4 Baylor 57-56 on a 3-pointer with 2.6 seconds left, No. 8 seed Cincinnati slipped by No. 9 Purdue 66-65 in overtime and No. 4 seed North Carolina survived Harvard 67-65.

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The 2015 NCAA Tournament was full of thrilling games, with Duke's 68-63 victory over Wisconsin in the national title game capping the excitement. The Blue Devils rallied from a nine-point deficit to take an eight-point lead in the final two minutes. As usual, the early rounds presented some of the most exciting finishes. The four overtime games on the first day of the second round set a tournament record.

No. 11 UCLA beat No. 6 SMU 60-59 on a goaltending call in the final 11 seconds, Ohio State overcame a 12-point deficit to beat VCU 75-72 in overtime and N.C. State eliminated LSU 66-65 on a hook shot with a second left. To get to the Sweet 16, Notre Dame beat Butler 67-64 in OT. The Irish then lost to Kentucky 68-66 on two free throws with six seconds left. Michigan State pulled away from Louisville in overtime for a 76-70 victory that put the Spartans in the Final Four, where they had a much less exciting game in a 20-point blowout loss to Duke.

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