2012 NCAA Bracket, Vanderbilt Vs. Wisconsin Final Score: Badgers Survive Late Back-And-Forth For 70-67 Win

Vanderbilt might have had a shot to make the first buzzer-beater of the 2012 NCAA Tournament, send its Round of 32 game with Wisconsin to overtime and keep its dreams of advancing to the Sweet Sixteen alive. But Jared Berggren deflected Vandy's inbounds pass with under two seconds to go, preserving a 70-67 win for the Badgers.

Berggren had 12 points and six rebounds, and Jordan Taylor put up 14 points to lead Wisconsin, but Ben Brust may have been the Badgers' most important player. He scored 11 consecutive points late in the second half to keep pace with the Commodores when they heated up late.

Unfortunately for Vandy, the 'Dores weren't all that hot for the duration. John Jenkins needed 13 shots to get his 13 points, Jeffery Taylor had just nine points, and the combination of Festus Ezeli and Lance Goulbourne inside produced 21 points and 22 rebounds, but only had 10 field goal attempts.

Wisconsin moves on to the Sweet Sixteen of the East Region. The Badgers will meet Syracuse on Thursday, March 22.

For up-to-the-minute scores on all NCAA Tournament games, please check out SI.com's complete scoreboard.

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