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Why: Spike Albrecht, the freshman backup for national player of the year Trey Burke, lit the NCAA championship on fire Monday night, scoring 17 points in an improbable 20 minutes that solidified his place amongst the most unexpected NCAA heroes in history. His performance would have been remarkable in any circumstance, but was especially stunning given the eight minutes and 1.8 points he averaged this season. [ USA Today ]

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