Northern Iowa

Paul Jesperson's buzzer-beater from halfcourt Friday instantly became one of the NCAA tournament's iconic moments. As Jesperson's shot banked off the glass and through the hoop, Northern Iowa celebrated a 75-72 opening-round win against sixth-seeded Texas. The Panthers went crazy ... while Longhorns guard Isaiah Taylor was so stunned that he couldn't bear to watch:

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Eric Davis Jr. is also overcome with emotion:

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Here's Jesperson getting set to launch his shot:

Paul Jesperson

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