Unforgettable March Madness Moments

March 8, 1997: Keith Van Horn, Utah, WAC championship game vs. TCU. Van Horn had 37 points and 15 rebounds to wrap up the WAC title for the third-ranked Utes. This came on the heels of back-to-back game-winning buzzer-beaters in his previous two contests in the WAC tournament.

March 21, 1998: Andre Miller, Utah, NCAA Tournament Elite Eight vs. Arizona. Third-seeded Utah knocked off top-seeded Arizona via Miller's triple double. Miller had 18 points, 13 assists and 14 rebounds. Just for good measure, he added two steals and a blocked shot.

March 27, 2003: Nick Collison, Kansas, NCAA Sweet 16 vs. Duke. Collison had 33 points, 19 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 blocks while playing all 40 minutes in a 69-65 win to knock Duke out of the NCAA Tournament.

March 29, 2003: Dwyane Wade, Marquette, NCAA Elite Eight vs. Kentucky. Wade helped advance Marquette into the Final Four by upsetting Kentucky with 29 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists.

March 13, 2004: Taylor Coppenrath, Vermont, America East championship game vs. Maine. In his first game back from a broken wrist, Coppenrath scored 28 first-half points and finished the day with 43 points and 13 rebounds, as Vemont beat Maine to win the conference title and advance to the NCAA Tournament.

March 18, 2004: Gerry McNamara, Syracuse, NCAA first round vs. BYU. In Syracuse's first game in defense of its national championship, McNamara had a school NCAA Tournament-record 43 points on 9-for-13 3-point shooting. "Gerry was as good as I have ever seen in college basketball," Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said after the game.

March 6, 2005: Sean May, North Carolina, vs. Duke. May had 26 points and 24 rebounds as North Carolina used an 11-0 game-ending run to beat Duke 75-73 and give the Tar Heels their first ACC regular-season title since 1993.

What are your Top 10 March moments? Vote here. And check back next Tuesday to see what Fran Fraschilla and Reggie Rankin listed as their Top 10 moments.

The 31 individual moments were compiled by ESPN researchers Mark Simon, Nick Loucks, Ryan McCrystal, Jeremy Lundblad, Tyler Korn, Chris Fallica, Mike Lynch and Jason McCallum.

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