VIDEO: It's March, which means the NCAA Tournament is just around the corner. But before March Madness takes hold, the conference tournaments, which get under way this week, often provide their own share of exciting finishes. Here are five memorable buzzer beaters from conference tournament play.
Ohio State vs. Michigan (2010 Big Ten quarterfinal)
The Wolverines were two seconds away from upsetting OSU in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament in 2010. But then the Buckeyes got the ball into the hands of Evan Turner.
UConn vs. Pitt (2011 Big East quarterfinal)
Guard Kemba Walker's step-back jumper at the buzzer lifted the Huskies to an upset of Pitt in the Big East tournament and sparked a postseason run that ended with coach Jim Calhoun's third national championship.
Stetson vs. Belmont (2011 Atlantic Sun women's semifinal)
The women have provided their share of buzzer beating excitement in conference tournaments over the years, as in the 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference semifinal, when Stetson guard Victoria McGowan threw in a 55-footer to beat Belmont.
BYU vs. UTEP (1992 WAC championship)
The Cougars were on the verge of seeing their hopes for an NCAA Tournament bid dashed until forward Kevin Nixon made a shot that BYU fans still talk about more than 20 years later.
Washington vs. Arizona (2011 Pac 10 championship)
A back-and-forth championship game in 2011 between the Huskies and the Wildcats came down to Washington's final possession in overtime.
Colts Camp Day 7: Midday Update
VIDEO: Herald Bulletin sports reporter George Bremer reports from Anderson University, where the Colts received more bad news, announcing that offensive lineman Donald Thomas will miss the entire 2014 season with a quadriceps injury.
Colts Camp 2014: Day 6
The Colts returned to training camp practice at Anderson University on Wednesday and injuries were the hot topic on everyone's mind.
Colts Camp 2014: Day 5
VIDEO: As the Colts wrapped up their first week of training camp at Anderson University, the team announced the release of Chris Rainey and quarterback Andrew Luck got a taste of the defense's ferocity.
Colts Camp Day 5: Midday Update
VIDEO: Herald Bulletin sports reporter George Bremer checks in with a training camp update and says Colts quarterback Andrew Luck had an uneven day in a morning practice before a day off.
Colts Camp 2014: Day 4
VIDEO: As the Colts continued practice Sunday at Anderson University, players and coaches alike stressed the need for versatility at every position in order for Indianapolis to become a truly "playmaker-driven" offense.
Colts Camp Day 4: Midday Update
VIDEO: Herald Bulletin sports reporter George Bremer checks in with a training camp update and says the Colts are focusing on versatility along the offensive line.
Colts Camp 2014: Day 3
VIDEO: With Vick Ballard sidelined for the season with an Achilles tendon injury, the focus at training camp Saturday was on the young running backs who will have an opportunity to take his place.
Colts Camp Day 3: Midday Update
VIDEO: The Herald Bulletin's George Bremer reports from Anderson University, where a season-ending Achilles tendon injury to Vick Ballard has put the focus on the Colts' other running backs as the team gets set to practice in pads for the first time at training camp.
Colts Camp 2014: Day 2
VIDEO: With linebacker Robert Mathis facing a league-mandated four-game suspension to start the season, the Colts continued practice Friday at Anderson University with an emphasis on building depth along the offensive and defensive lines.
Colts Camp Day 2: Midday Update
VIDEO: Herald Bulletin sports reporter George Bremer checks in from Anderson University, where the Colts' defensive line is in the spotlight, with several players expected to step up to fill the shoes of Robert Mathis during his four-game suspension to start the season.
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