Nevada completes 22-point comeback, beats Cincinnati — March Madness

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Nevada's only previous regional semifinal appearance came in 2004. The NCAA says that it ties the second-biggest comeback in tournament history, behind BYU's rally from 25 down to beat Iona in the 2012 First Four.

The Wolf pack earned another possession and went ahead of the Bearcats on a floater from sophomore Josh Hall with just 9.1 seconds remaining. Nevada never allowed the Bearcats to get another shot up in the final 9 seconds to seal the comeback victory.

Cody Martin had 25 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Kendall Stephens added a couple three-pointers in what turned out to be a 16-0 run. Cane Broome briefly lost control of the ball and then passed to the area of Gary Clark as the final seconds ticked away. Northern Iowa in the final minute of a Second Round game in 2006, nor did it carry as much weight as Duke's 22-point comeback vs.

The Wolf Pack move on to face Loyola-Chicago in the Sweet 16 of the South Region.

The seventh-seeded Aggies (22-12) did everything they had to do to hand the Tar Heels a rare loss in a home-state NCAA game.

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As incredible as that is all by itself, ESPN Stats & Info points out it also means this is the first time since 1979 than none of the South Region's Top 4 seeds advance to the Sweet 16.

With the game tied in the closing seconds, Hall got a rebound off a missed shot by Cody Martin. Jacob Evans II had 19 points and Cumberland had 17, but they combined for just eight in the second half.

Nevada's last two games have revealed a flare for the dramatic.

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