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4. CANISIUS OVER NORTH CAROLINA STATE 1956 Heading into the 1956 NCAA tournament, North Carolina State looked primed to make a serious run at the national championship. The Wolfpack had compiled a formidable 24–3 season record and was ranked ࠻2 in the country by the Associated Press. Y. However, Canisius outlasted North Carolina State 79–78 in four overtimes. The underdogs prevailed on a last-second shot by reserve Frank Corcoran. 5. PRINCETON OVER UCLA 1996 The UCLA Bruins won the 1995 NCAA championship, and they aimed to repeat their magic in 1996, as they faced the ࠻13 seed Princeton Tigers of the Ivy League in the first round.
His teams made a record twenty-three consecutive trips to the NCAA tournament. Before assuming the mantle at North Carolina, he served as assistant coach there from 1958 through 1961. 7. GUY LEWIS Guy Lewis played basketball at the University of Houston and graduated in 1947. He returned to the school as an assistant coach in 1953, and in 1957 he became head coach, where he remained for thirty seasons until 1986. He led his teams to five Final Fours, but he was never able to win an NCAA title. He was named the Associated Press’s National Coach of the Year twice, in 1968 and 1983.
The Chicago Bulls selected Lee at number eleven in the first round of the 1985 draft. Unfortunately, Lee’s sore knees made him a bust in the NBA. 7 rebounds per game. 3. JOHNNY NEUMANN Johnny Neumann—or Carl John Neumann—was a tremendous scorer for the University of Mississippi in his sophomore season of 1971. 1 points per game. His season included a 48-point outburst against the Kentucky Wildcats and their legendary coach Adolph Rupp. Neumann left after his sophomore year, signing with the Memphis Pros of the ABA.