March Madness came early to Division III Ramapo College on Friday night.
The small liberal arts school in Northern New Jersey captured the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) championship in the most dramatic fashion possible: a half-court buzzer-beater.
After New Jersey City University's Chinwe Wosu hit a free throw to tie the score at 64 with 3.1 seconds remaining, Ramapo's Thomas Bonacum inbounded the ball to teammate Josh Ford.
Ford took two dribbles and found a streaking Bonacum near the center circle. After catching the ball, the NJAC Player of the Year launched a shot which banked off the glass for the winning points, setting off an epic court rush.
Here's the video from a couple of angles, courtesy of ESPN and NJCU athletics.
Who says it is only the Division I schools that get to have fun?
The last-second win gave Ramapo its fourth conference tournament championship in program history, and earned the Roadrunners an automatic bid to the upcoming NCAA Division III National Championship Tournament.