The total of last-second game winners in this year's NCAA Tournament is now up to two.
This afternoon, Loyola Chicago's Donte Ingram beat Miami with a three-pointer with less than a second remaining. Tonight, Houston's Rob Gray won it for the Cougars.
Gray, who scored an incredible 39 points, saved his best for last. After San Diego State tied the game with a three-pointer, Gray went to work.
In an isolation set, the senior guard broke down the defense and hit a scoop shot with one second on the clock. It proved to be the winning margin.
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Amazingly, San Diego State got a decent look off a fullcourt pass after Gray's heroics. However, Trey Kell's three-pointer was off to the left.
This win was the first in the NCAA Tournament for Houston since 1984, when some dude named Hakeem Olajuwon was suiting up for the Cougars. That's a long time ago.
Houston will try to make it two in a row when they take on the winner of Michigan and Montana on Saturday.