George Mason defeated Connecticut 86-84 (OT) in their Elite Eight game played in Washington D.C. The eleven-seeded Patriots had an opportunity to seal the game at the free-throw line with 5 seconds left in regulation. The shot was missed and Connecticut made a layup with time expiring to put the game into overtime. UConn missed a three pointer at the end of overtime which would have given them the victory.
Sun 03/26/06, 2:06 pm EST