Holy Cross legend Bob Cousy attempts a leaping pass in a 1950 tournament game against North Carolina State.
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Sidney Wicks and Artis Gilmore
UCLA forward Sidney Wicks rips a rebound away from Jacksonville State's Artis Gilmore in the 1970 final.
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Bill Walton and Eric Fernston
UCLA center Bill Walton blows by San Francisco's Eric Fernston during a 1974 tournament game.
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North Carolina State's David Thompson celebrates after the Wolfpack beat Marquette to win the national championship.
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North Carolina State coach Norm Sloan walks off the court after leading the Wolfpack to the national title.
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Coaching legend John Wooden watches his UCLA squad take on Lousiville during the Final Four. The Bruins defeated the Cardinals to advance to the championship game, where they went on to beat Kentucky.
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Indiana's Isiah Thomas celebrates the Hoosiers' national championship.
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Virginia's 7-foot-4 center Ralph Sampson gets off a shot against Brigham Young.
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Sam Perkins battles for position during an early-round game against Alabama.
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Clyde Drexler swoops in for a layup during a Final Four game against Louisville.
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Rodney McCray and Lancaster Gordon
Louisville's Rodney McCray (No. 22) and Lancaster Gordon cut down the net after the Cardinals defeated Kentucky to advance to the Final Four.
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Patrick Ewing collects his thoughts after his Georgetown squad knocked out Houston for the national title.
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North Carolina's Michael Jordan squeezes off a shot during a second round matchup against Temple.
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Pat Ewing and Akeem Olajuwon
Georgetown's Patrick Ewing attempts a jumper over Houston's Hakeem Olajuwon -- then known as Akeem Olajuwon -- in the 1984 Championship game.
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Maryland's Len Bias swoops in for a dunk during a second-round loss to UNLV.
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Navy's David "The Admiral" Robinson dunks in a 1986 Elite Eight game against Duke.
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Providence player (and current Florida coach) Billy Donovan dribbles during the Friars' semifinal loss to Syracuse.
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Syracuse's Derrick Coleman throws down a powerful dunk over Providence's Ernie Lewis in the 1987 Final Four.
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Larry Brown and Danny Manning
Kansas coach Larry Brown yells at Danny Manning during a break in play at the 1988 NCAA Tournament.
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Georgetown's Alonzo Mourning blocks a shot during the Hoyas' one-point victory over Princeton in the opening round of the 1989 NCAA tournament.
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Christian Laettner cuts down the net after the Blue Devils beat Kansas for the national championship.
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Loyola Maramount's Bo Kimble pays tribute to his late teammate Hank Gathers during a second-round victory over Michigan.
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A Loyola Marymount player wears sneakers honoring dead teammate Hank Gathers during the 1990 tournament
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Michigan's famed "Fab Five" -- (L-R) Jimmy King, Ray Jackson, Chris Webber, Juwan Howard and Jalen Rose -- huddle during the 1993 Championship game against North Carolina.
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UMass' Marcus Camby enjoys the view from the bench during the Minutemen's Elite Eight loss to Oklahoma State.
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Wake Forest's Tim Duncan slams it home during a second-round victory over Saint Louis.
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A young Allen Iverson slices through the Fresno State defense in the 1996 tournament.
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Arizona guard Miles Simon dunks on an Iowa player during the 1996 tournament.
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Duke's Elton Brand snags a rebound in 1998 early-round action against Radford.
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Richard Hamilton and Khalid El-Amin
UConn's Richard Hamilton and Khalid El-Amin pose in celebration after beating Duke for the national championship.
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Boozer and Shane Battier
Duke's Carlos Boozer grabs a loose ball in front of teammate Shane Battier in a 2001 Final Four game against Maryland.
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Joakim Noah, Al Horford and Corey Brewer
Two-time national champions Joakim Noah, Al Horford and Corey Brewer on the court for Florida in a 2007 tournament game against Oregon.
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Mario Chalmers and Derrick Rose
Kansas point guard Mario Chalmers nails a game-tying three pointer over Memphis' Derrick Rose to force the 2008 Championship game into overtime. Kansas would go on to beat Memphis, which held a nine-point lead with just over two minutes left in regulation, in the extra period.
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UConn point guard Kemba Walker goes to the basket in the 2011 Championship game against Butler. Walker led UConn over Butler to claim the tournament title for the Huskies.
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