Two stunners: No. 14 seeds Georgia State, UAB upend No. 3 seeds
Jacksonville, Fla. — R.J. Hunter's 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds remaining capped a comeback from a 12-point deficit and lifted 14th-seeded Georgia State to a 57-56 opening-game victory over third-seeded Baylor in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday Read here.
In another second-round upset, William Lee scored the last four points for 14th-seeded UAB, and the Blazers upset ninth-ranked Iowa State 60-59 in their opening game in the NCAA Tournament. Read more here
The Blazers (20-15) came in with the youngest team in the NCAA Tournament and with nobody having played in this tournament before. They wound up winning the program's first NCAA game since 2005 by notching the first big upset of this tournament.