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Then there was what Stephen F. Austin did. That was enough excitement for all four games in San Diego.

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"Well, miracles truly do happen," SFA coach Brad Underwood said.

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Arizona, the top seed in the West Regional, got off to a shaky start and blew most of a 21-point lead. The Wildcats still got through, holding off Weber State (19-12) for a 69-59 victory to avoid becoming the biggest upset yet in a bracket that's been filled with them.

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The Bruins pulled away from Tulsa for a 76-59 victory in the South Region, giving Steve Alford a victory in his first NCAA tournament game as their coach.

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In fact, it was one of the best games during the first two full days of the NCAA tournament, which is saying something after all the upsets, buzzer-beaters and millions of crumpled brackets across the country.

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The scrappy Lumberjacks (32-2) kept hanging around and clawed their way back in the closing seconds.

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The Lumberjacks worked the ball around to the wing, where Haymon launched a 3-pointer and was fouled by JeQuan Lewis just before the ball fell through the basket.

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Haymon still had some work to do, though.

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"I was struggling shooting the ball and I knew to get it going, I was going to have to continue to try to find (my touch)," Haymon said. "I guess I found that groove with the last shot."

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Following a missed desperation heave at the end of regulation, Haymon put the 'Jacks ahead in overtime on a 3-pointer with 2 minutes left.

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His shot went long, the Lumberjacks grabbed the rebound, then stormed the floor after improbably extending the nation's second-longest winning streak to 29 games.

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Treveon Graham had 19 points, Burgess 14 and Lewis finished with 13 for the disappointed Rams, the third No. 5 seed to lose this tournament.