Two years ago Connecticut finished the regular season 21-9 and on the bubble.
Then Kemba Walker happened.
Walker went on a scoring spree that first led his team to the Big East tournament title and then an NCAA title.
Not only did Connecticut's run seem improbable, a one-man show like Walker carrying his team to the championship was a bit unusual. Walker became the first player on a title team since Carmelo Anthony in 2003 to hoist more than 30 percent of his team's shots when he was on the floor.
Balance is typically what wins in March, but every once in a while a scorer comes along who can defy the odds.
Here are 10 scorers who could carry their respective teams farther than expected.
Note: All advanced stats used in this piece come from KenPom.com.