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Video: The 10 Greatest Moments in NCAA Tournament History, Part 2 (No. 5 – No. 1)

5. 1966 National Final

UTEP’s African-American Starting Five

Texas El-Paso 72 – Kentucky 65

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4. 1983 National Final

Jimmy V.’s N.C State Wins At The Buzzer

North Carolina State 54 – Houston 52

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3. 1979 National Final

Magic Johnson vs. Larry Bird

Michigan State 75 – Indiana State 64

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2. 1985 National Final

The Upset

Villanova 66 – Georgetown 64

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1. 1992 Regional Final

Christian Laettner, The Shot

Duke 104 – Kentucky 103

Video: The 10 Greatest Moments in NCAA Tournament History, Part 1 (No. 10 – No. 6)

CBS Sports (Who else? CBS has been heading the NCAA Tournament’s media show since 1982.) has come up with the 75 Greatest Moments of March Madness, and, in fact, has a nice hub dedicated to the tourney’s history.

Sports List of the Day found video of the top 10 moments.

We’re counting down, so let’s start with No. 10.

10. 1975 National Final

John Wooden’s 10th Championship & Final Game Coaching UCLA

UCLA 92 – Kentucky 85

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9. 1976 National Final

Indiana Defeats Michigan & Finishes 32-0

Indiana 86 – Michigan 68

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8. 1982 National Final

Michael Jordan Wins It For North Carolina

North Carolina 63 – Georgetown 62

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7. 1973 National Final

Bill Walton Goes 21 For 22

UCLA 87 – Memphis 66

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6. 1987 National Final

Keith Smart’s Game Winner For The Hoosiers

Indiana 74 – Syracuse 73

NCAA Basketball: Best Statistical Performances – Single Tournament

Michigan's Glen Rice Holds The Single Tournament Record For Points, Field Goals And Three Pointers. The Wolverines Won It All In 1988-89, Too.

Michigan’s Glen Rice Holds The Single Tournament Record For Points, Field Goals And Three Pointers. The Wolverines Won It All In 1988-89, Too.

Let’s take a look at some NCAA Tournament records, team and individual.

Yesterday, Sports List of the Day laid out single game school records. We’ve also checked out which 10 players scored the most points in a single game. Not long before that, all-time individual career records was posted.

How about offensive (and blocks and rebounds) records for one whole tournament?

And how about Glen Rice, who holds three of them, below.

CATEGORY RECORD # GAMES PLAYER SCHOOL SEASON
MOST POINTS 184 6 Glen Rice Michigan 1988-89
HIGHEST SCORING AVERAGE 52.7 3 Austin Carr Notre Dame 1969-70
MOST FIELD GOALS 75 6 Glen Rice Michigan 1988-89
HIGHEST FG PERCENTAGE 78.9% (15-19) 3 Arinze Onuaku Syracuse 2008-09
MOST 3-POINTERS 27 6 Glen Rice Michigan 1988-89
HIGHEST 3P PERCENTAGE 100% (6-6) 4 Ranzino Smith North Carolina 1986-87
MOST FREE THROWS MADE 55 5 Bob Carney Bradley 1953-54
MOST FREE THROWS MADE IN A ROW 35 5 Arthur Lee Stanford 1997-98
MOST REBOUNDS 97 5 Elvin Hayes Houston 1967-68
MOST ASSISTS 61 5 Mark Wade UNLV 1986-87
MOST BLOCKS 29 6 Joakim Noah Florida 2005-06
MOST STEALS 23 6 Mookie Blaylock Oklahoma 1987-88

Photo: mlive.com

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