INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -The list of the 35 greatest moments, part of the 75th anniversary celebration of the NCAA tournament, was compiled and researched by the NCAA's basketball and statistics staff, which consulted with the NCAA's media partners and selected members of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. The fan voting at NCAA.com/MarchMadness will begin in January with the top moment announced at the Final Four in April.
1939: Oregon wins first NCAA tournament
1963: Loyola (Ill.) vs. Mississippi State
1966: A win for Civil Rights
1973: Walton leads Bruins to title
1974: N.C. State ends UCLA's run
1975: Wooden goes out with 10th title
1976: Indiana wins the title - perfectly
1977: Marquette's McGuire goes out on top
1979: Magic vs. Bird
1981: Ainge's full-court drive leads BYU last-second win
1981: U.S. Reed, Rolando Blackman and John Smith
1982: Jordan hits game-winner to lead North Carolina
1983: N.C. State's last-second win over Houston
1985: Andre Turner: Twice a hero
1985: Villanova upsets Georgetown
1987: Indiana's Smart shocks Syracuse
1989: Rumeal Robinson seals Michigan victory
1990: Loyola Marymount's Bo Kimble shoots lefty
1990: UConn's Tate George beats Clemson in final seconds
1990: Laettner before the Kentucky game
1991: Duke upsets UNLV
1991: Richmond makes history
1992: Laettner hits last-second over Kentucky
1995: Tyus Edney saves UCLA
1996: Mile High Madness: Syracuse beats Georgia in OT
1998: The Bryce Drew shot - Valpo upsets Ole Miss
1998: Rip rips the hearts out of the Washington Huskies
1999: The nation meets Gonzaga
2001: Hampton Coach Steve Merfeld gets a lift
2005: Regional Finals for the ages
2006: George Mason reaches Final Four
2008: Kansas comes back in closing minutes to win title
2010: Butler comes oh so close
2011: VCU goes from First Four to the Final Four
2012: Twice in one day? Afraid so, Missouri and Duke
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