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With 1.5 seconds remaining, Notre Dame’s Rex Pflueger tipped in a miss from Zach Auguste to earn the Irish a spot in the Sweet 16.

By SI Wire
March 20, 2016

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No. 6 Notre Dame ended No. 14 Stephen F. Austin’s NCAA tournament run with a 75–76 win in the second round on Sunday, thanks to a last-second tip-in.

With 1.5 seconds remaining, Notre Dame’s Rex Pflueger tipped in a miss from Zach Auguste to earn the Irish a spot in the Sweet 16.

• Instant Analysis: Notre Dame escapes Stephen F. Austin to reach Sweet 16

The Irish will meet the winner of Pittsburgh and Wisconsin in the next round.

– Kenny Ducey

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