If you’re a sports fan, you live for those thrilling moments late in games where everything is decided on one play. You live for the incredible plays that these tremendous athletes make appear so simple. You live for sitting down for a game knowing you may see something you have never seen before.
You live for March Madness.
It’s the one time on the sports calendar where the impossible happens. Whether it’s Mississippi St. and Loyola (Ill.) putting on an unprecedented display of racial unity, a last-second putback by Lorenzo Charles to win the national championship, or just Gus Johnson losing his mind yet again, the NCAA tournament produces unforgettable moments each and every year.
While there have been almost too many to count, we’ve narrowed down for you here the 50 Most Badass Moments in March Madness History.