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Today Is The 3-Year Anniversary Of The Greatest Comeback In NCAA Tournament History

Texas A&M's incredible comeback on Northern Iowa.

Over the years, the NCAA Tournament has produced some incredible moments. But there's one that I still can't believe happened - and it took place three years ago today.

In the second round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament, Northern Iowa had Texas A&M on the ropes - up 69-57 with just over 44 seconds left. Somehow, through a series of turnovers and bad luck, the Panthers completely gave the game away.

After two Jeremy Morgan free throws gave the Panthers a 12-point lead, Admon Gilder made a layup for the Aggies to cut the lead to 10. Northern Iowa then turned the ball over three times in a row, conceding a basket each time.

After a Klint Carlson dunk gave the Panthers a five-point lead, Alex Caruso drove, scored, and got fouled. He'd hit his free throw to make the score 71-69. One final turnover from Northern Iowa led to a last-second layup by Gilder to knot the score at 71-71.

The game went to overtime, and of course, Texas A&M won. It's the greatest comeback in NCAA Tournament history.

We'll see if anything eclipses it this year. It's hard to imagine.