UC Irvine came oh-so-close to upsetting Louisville in an NCAA tournament East Regional game at KeyArena in Seattle.
The Cardinals got two free throws from Quentin Snider with nine seconds left to break a tie and the Anteaters turned the ball over in the finals seconds, ending their first NCAA tournament appearance with a 57-55 loss.
Teams either build on these moments or become whatever-happened-to-them questions.
Gonzaga was smacked by Maryland in its first NCAA tournament game in 1995. The Bulldogs built off that.
Meanwhile, in 2000, Southeast Missouri State pushed LSU to the limit, losing, 64-61, on a three-pointer with 17 seconds left in its...