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Cyclones Rally To Beat North Carolina, Advance To Sweet 16
By Rob Gray, Correspondent and Josh Christensen, Reporter
SAN ANTONIO Iowa State Coach Fred Hoiberg scribbled intently.
His star senior guard, DeAndre Kane, studied.
With 15.7 seconds remaining in Sunday's pulse-pounding, run-filled, third-round NCAA tournament game against North Carolina, one play they hoped remained to be called.
The score: Cyclones 83, Tar Heels 81.
North Carolina's James Michael McAdoo a 53 percent foul shooter sank two free throws.
Kane took the inbounds.
Drive, split two Tar Heels in the paint with less than two seconds left and ...
"Made a crazy layup," Kane explained long after fans in the AT&T Center became slack-jawed after an 85-83 ISU triumph.
Read more: http://thegazette.com/2014/03/23/kane-heroics-lift-cyclones-to-sweet-16/