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NCAA Tournament 2011: Top buzzer-beaters and wild finishes (VIDEO)

With 64 of the 68 teams in the field eliminated, the NCAA Tournament lived up to its reputation in the first two weekends of play, complete with shocking upsets, heart-pounding finishes, controversies, and a school from Richmond called Virginia Commonwealth. Here’s our top list of wild and crazy finishes from the second third rounds, the Sweet 16, and the Elite Eight.

By Geoff Johnson, Correspondent

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Butler University's Matt Howard (C) is fouled by University of Pittsburgh's Nasir Robinson (35) during the second half of their third round NCAA basketball game in Washington, March 19. The foul led to a free throw to win the game for Butler.

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1. Southeast Region: (9) Old Dominion 58, (8) Butler 60

In Washington, D.C. Thursday afternoon, No. 8 seed Butler opened its national runner-up defense in a nail-biting, down-to-the-wire defeat of No. 9 seed Old Dominion on a last-second rebound and lay-in by senior forward Matt Howard.

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