When the 2016 NCAA Tournament bracket was released on Selection Sunday, it looked like we were on a crash course for some good ol' fashioned hate in the second round of March Madness. On a collision course, if the seeds played out right, were longtime rivals Texas and Texas A&M in a matchup that was sure to ignite old, hard feelings. And then Northern Iowa happened.
With a buzzer-beater from half court to win and stun Texas, Northern Iowa broke up the second-round rivalry matchup and announced its presence with a shot for the ages. Now, the Panthers look to continue their run, with Texas A&M standing in the way of a Sweet 16 bid.
The Aggies arrive in the second round as a No. 3 seed, with an easy, 92-65 win over Wisconsin-Green Bay in the first round. Texas A&M enters the round of 32 with a 27-8 record on the year and is favored to advance to the Sweet 16 with a win over the 23-12 Northern Iowa Panthers.
Here's the setup for Northern Iowa and Texas.
Who: No. 3 Texas A&M vs. No. 11 Northern Iowa
Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City
When: Sunday at 7:45 p.m. ET
TV information: truTV (where and what is truTV?)
Online: NCAA March Madness Live
Radio: Westwood One
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Watch No. 11 Northern Iowa stun No. 6 Texas with this amazing buzzer beater from half court
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