San Diego Beats UConn in OT

In the biggest upset yet in this year's NCAA Tournament, 13 seed San Diego defeated 4 seed UConn, 70-69 in overtime.

It was an outstanding performance by San Diego, taking a 34-29 lead into the locker room at halftime and holding on to that lead for almost the entire second half. When Connecticut took its first lead of the second half with just over three minutes left -- the point when, no doubt, just about every fan watching at home thought, "Nice run by San Diego, but now it's over" -- San Diego came right back and tied the game just seconds later.

It then went into a back-and-forth overtime period, and De'Jon Jackson hit the game-winner with two seconds left.

As much credit as San Diego deserves for the win, it should be noted that the win likely wouldn't have happened had it not been for UConn's leading scorer, A.J. Price, suffering a knee injury early in the game. With Price on the floor, San Diego likely doesn't win this game. But that doesn't make it any less sweet for the Toreros.

Next up: San Diego vs. Western Kentucky. Yes, one of those two teams will be in the Sweet 16. Did you have that in your bracket?

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