There were three more games that were decided in the final seconds. Butler, Temple, and Kentucky survived upsets to advance to round 3.
Last year’s National runner-up Butler, an 8 seed defeated a seed 9 Old Dominion, 60-58 on Matt Howard’s put back as time expired.
7 seed Temple also won at the buzzer. Temple eliminated 10 seed Penn State 66-64 on Juan Fernandez’s buzzer beater.
Lastly, 4 seed Kentucky outlasted 13 seed Princeton 59-57 on Brandon Knight’s layup with 2 seconds left.