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College basketball: Tip-in beats buzzer, lifts No. 1 Villanova

College basketball: Tip-in beats buzzer, lifts No. 1 Villanova

Donte DiVicenzo beat the buzzer on a tip-in to lead No. 1 Villanova to a 61-59 victory over No. 12 Virginia on Sunday in front of 20,907 at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center, the largest crowd at a college basketball game in Pennsylvania. 

The Wildcats (20-2) played their worst half of the season before they found their three-point groove that fueled a second-half rally. They had the ball with 11.5 seconds left and the score tied. Josh Hart drove the lane and missed a layup. DiVincenzo zipped down the baseline and tipped the ball in with his right hand just before the horn sounded. 

“I was like, ‘Wait a minute, I thought I missed it,’ ” Hart said.

Hart realized...

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