The Madness of the Last 2 Minutes

March 23, 2015 11:33 PM

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The Madness of the Last 2 Minutes

As the game clock hit the two-minute mark on Sunday night in Columbus, Ohio, the NCAA tournament game between Oklahoma and Dayton appeared just moments away from a dramatic conclusion. Oklahoma led by just four points.

What ensued was a somewhat maddening series of stops and starts familiar only to Manhattan drivers and avid viewers of college basketball: eight fouls, 15 free throws, four time outs and one jump ball. Two minutes of basketball took 16 minutes, 29 seconds.

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