From Christian Laettner's buzzer beater over the Kentucky Wildcats in 1992 to Austin Rivers' buzzer beater over the North Carolina Tarheels in 2012, college basketball has never taken a back seat to any sport when it comes to thrilling games and shockers.
What makes college basketball so great is there are always things that make you scratch your head, things that make you jump off your couch and things that provide just sheer entertainment. The greatest thing, though, are the events you never expect to happen—"shockers."
In the 2011-12 college basketball season, there have been buzzer beaters, teams playing way below and above their usual average, plenty of instances on Sports Centers not top 10 and just the overall gleam of the sport.
Here are the biggest shockers of the 2011-12 college basketball season.