No. 11 Northern Iowa is moving on to the round of 32. Paul Jesperson hit a halfcourt three-pointer as time expired to lift the Panthers over the No. 6 Texas Longhorns, 75-72. Northern Iowa also hit a buzzer-beater to win the MVC title game and clinch the automatic bid.
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More Northern Iowa: Chasing Cinderella
The view from inside the arena shows just how incredible the shot was.
Yes I was that idiot. Do it for the vine Northern Iowa https://t.co/mr0SEZaeHV— Sam Duren (@Sam_Duren) March 19, 2016
The radio call was similarly fantastic.
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Cinderella: Northern Iowa is cruising after a remarkable turnaround