Eleventh-seed UCLA outlasted second-seed Alabama 88-78 in overtime and advance to the Elite 8.
Clinging to a 63-62 lead with six seconds left, the Bruins were on their way to advancing to the Elite 8 in regulation after the Crimson Tide’s Herbert Jones missed two free throws. The following possession, UCLA’s David Singleton converted both free throws to extend the Bruins’ lead to 65-62 with four seconds left in regulation.
In overtime, the Bruins dominated the Tide, outscoring 'Bama 23-13 to extend UCLA’s magical run in March.
UCLA becomes just the second first four team to advance to the Elite 8 in NCAA Tournament history. The journey continues to a national title this upcoming Thursday for the Bruins.
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