2014 NCAA Tournament Round 2 Award Results
We compiled the biggest upsets, dunks, performances and more of the second round of the NCAA tournament, you voted and the results are in.
In one of the most entertaining and exciting rounds of 64 we've ever seen, here are some of the best moments from a wild two days.
Freshest Dunk: Andrew Wiggins vs. Eastern Kentucky
We all knew that Andrew Wiggins was a high flyer, but his introduction to March Madness was filled with above-the-rim action from the freshman sensation.
This dunk in particular really brought the house down. Trailing by seven to No. 15 seed Eastern Kentucky, Wiggins got out on a break and caught a massive oop to fire up his team to come back and eventually get the win.
Biggest Upset: No. 14 Mercer over No. 3 Duke
A lot of people were talking about how tough the Midwest Region was, and a big reason for that was a very good Duke team at No. 3. Plenty of people had Duke advancing to the Final Four, but Mercer had other plans.
Both teams went back-and-forth with the lead, but Mercer came through with some big plays late in the game, including a gutsy full-court pass after a free throw by Duke to help seal the win.
Best Game: Stephen F. Austin over VCU
After trailing for most of the first half, VCU came on strong in the second half, built a lead over Stephen F. Austin and looked like they would hold on for the win.
But down by four with the seconds ticking away, SFA got an improbable four-point play with 3.6 seconds remaining as they hit a three, got fouled and hit the free throw to send the game into overtime.
Then both teams would trade leads in overtime, but Stephen F. Austin would prove resilient and get the big win over a former Cinderella.
Biggest Winner: Adreian Payne of Michigan State
Even as a No. 4 seed, Michigan State was a favorite to reach the Final Four coming into the tournament, and senior Adreian Payne showed why in their dominating win over Delaware.
Payne put a hurting on the Blue Hens, going off for 41 points on 10-of-15 shooting, going 17-of-17 from the line and also throwing in eight boards.
Fun fact: Payne has never missed a free throw in his NCAA tournament career.
Funniest Moment: Mercer Celebrates Win with Dance Party
After their huge upset of Duke, No. 14 Mercer wasted no time getting to the celebration. The team huddled together on the court and watched as one of their players hit an enthusiastic NaeNae dance as their fans cheered on.
It has already become the defining image of the tournament so far.
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