Tampa is rapidly becoming Upset Central in the NCAA Tournament: first Western Kentucky beat fifth-seeded Drake today, then 13th-seeded San Diego followed that shocker with buzzer-beating 70-69 overtime win over Connecticut, reports the Associated Press. De'Jon Jackson's pull-up jumper with 1.2 seconds left in the extra ssession was the difference for the Toreros.
It was San Diego's (22-13) first NCAA win in four tries. The Huskies (24-9) hung in despite playing most of the game without leading scorer and point guard AJ Price, who injured his knee in the first half and never returned. Gyno Pomare's 22 points led San Diego, which upset Gonzaga last week for the WCC tournament title to earn the conference's automatic bid.