March Madness has already been filled with upsets, but this has to be the shot of the tournament so far.

The Northern Iowa Panthers, an 11th seed taking on sixth-seeded powerhouse Texas, played tough all game and held onto a lead for much of it.

The Panthers were up 72-70 when Texas’ Isaiah Taylor hit a jumper with 2.7 seconds left to tie the game. UNI didn’t call a timeout, but instead got the ball in the hands of Paul Jesperson, who heaved it from half court as time ran out.

Paul Jesperson’s half-court shot at the buzzer for Northern Iowa.

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What happened next: pure insanity. Read more…

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