Top 30 Images From the 2014 NCAA Tournament Thus Far

Top 30 Awesome Images From the 2014 NCAA Tournament

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The NCAA Tournament is currently in full-swing and it looks like the games are getting more and more intense as the tourney rolls on. We all remember where we were for the great upsets of the tournament and watching the teams react to certain big moments was just amazing. Let's take a look at the top 30 images that surely caught your attention when they were live, and if not, they will now.

30. Rubbing Heads for Good Luck

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30. Rubbing Heads for Good Luck

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Nik Stauskas went up for a layup and got a nice little head rub on the way. Nothing like a little southern charm.

29. Stanford Suspense

Stanford under basket
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29. Stanford Suspense

Stanford under basket
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If you can look at this picture without feeling suspenseful, you have no heart.

28. Syracuse Shame

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28. Syracuse Shame

Syracuse loses
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It's always awesome to see players consoling one another after a tough loss. Tyler Ennis took this one pretty hard.

27. Nick Wiggins' Three Goggles

Nick Wiggins Wichita State
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27. Nick Wiggins' Three Goggles

Nick Wiggins Wichita State
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Nick Wiggins apparently hit a big three pointer and wanted to let everyone know.

26. Florida Pregame Huddle

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26. Florida Pregame Huddle

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Teamwork makes the dream work.

25. UCLA and Tulsa Going After it

UCLA-Tulsa overhead shot
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25. UCLA and Tulsa Going After it

UCLA-Tulsa overhead shot
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Overhead shots are the best, and this one is no different. Looking at the intense looks on the players' faces, you can tell these guys were giving it their all.

24. Mercer Tears

Mercer loses to Tennessee
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24. Mercer Tears

Mercer loses to Tennessee
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Just a heartbreaking picture after a tough third-round loss.

23. Isaiah Austin's Monster Dunk

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23. Isaiah Austin's Monster Dunk

Isaiah Austin dunk
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Dunks, especially from angles like this, are what make basketball so exciting.

22. Stanford Fans Celebrate

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22. Stanford Fans Celebrate

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It's rare you see fans go onto the court to celebrate with players during an NCAA Tournament game, but this is one exception.

21. Watching the Game Slip Away

Saint Louis' Dwayne Evans
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21. Watching the Game Slip Away

Saint Louis' Dwayne Evans
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Saint Louis' Dwayne Evans watches as the game slips from his fingers against Louisville.

20. North Dakota State Becomes Instant Cinderella

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20. North Dakota State Becomes Instant Cinderella

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North Dakota State took down the No. 5 seed Oklahoma Sooners in the second round. Happiness ensued.

19. Heck of a Flip

North Dakota State flip
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19. Heck of a Flip

North Dakota State flip
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This one's on here because this flip is just awesome.

18. Weber State Walks Off

Weber State walks off
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18. Weber State Walks Off

Weber State walks off
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No. 16 seed Weber State came up a bit short against top-seeded Arizona, and that's when good teammate pictures happen.

17. Just Some Harvard Kids Having Fun

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17. Just Some Harvard Kids Having Fun

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This is just pure elation at its finest.

16. Roy Williams is Not Happy

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16. Roy Williams is Not Happy

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Roy Williams knew that his team was on the verge of an epic collapse against Iowa State.

15. Coastal Carolina's Upset Bid Comes to an End

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15. Coastal Carolina's Upset Bid Comes to an End

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Coastal Carolina was leading No. 1 seed Virginia in the second half of the second round game between the two teams. However, Virginia pulled away late and Cliff Ellis knew it was over.

14. Dayton Elation

Dayton celebrates Syracuse win
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14. Dayton Elation

Dayton celebrates Syracuse win
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Beating the No. 3 seed and advancing to the Sweet 16 would make me feel like this, too.

13. Dayton Dog Pile

Dayton dogpile Ohio State win
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13. Dayton Dog Pile

Dayton dogpile Ohio State win
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Even more impressive than their celebration after a win over Syracuse, the Flyers made one mean dog pile.

12. A Season Captured in One Picture

Michigan State huddle
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12. A Season Captured in One Picture

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Michigan State has had to overcome much adversity this season and that has made them come together as a team at the right time. This picture illustrates just that.

11. Extreme High to Extreme Low

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11. Extreme High to Extreme Low

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Harvard was flying high after a late second-half comeback against Michigan State, but the Spartans put the game away for good. Frustration looks something like this.

10. Down Go the Shockers

Julius Randle overjoyed
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10. Down Go the Shockers

Julius Randle overjoyed
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Wouldn't you be this happy if you were the only team to beat a previously undefeated team to head to the Sweet 16.

9. Gregg Marshall Trying to Reach His Goals

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9. Gregg Marshall Trying to Reach His Goals

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Gregg Marshall watched his team let a perfect season slip out of its fingers.

8. Stephen F. Austin's Unlikely Comeback

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8. Stephen F. Austin's Unlikely Comeback

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Stephen F. Austin was down by four with just seconds left in regulation before being fouled on a made three-pointer tied it up and sent it to overtime with VCU. As you can tell, they were very excited.

7. Aaron Craft Devastation

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7. Aaron Craft Devastation

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This picture sums up how all Ohio State fans felt after losing to Dayton.

6. Harvard Players Console Justin Jackson

Harvard players console Cincy player
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6. Harvard Players Console Justin Jackson

Harvard players console Cincy player
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Rarely do you see amazing sportsmanship like this. Justin Jackson was upset about the loss and Harvard players picked him up.

5. North Dakota State's Saul Phillips Seems Angry

North Dakota State head coach Saul Phillips
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5. North Dakota State's Saul Phillips Seems Angry

North Dakota State head coach Saul Phillips
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Well, at least North Dakota State had a good run.

4. A Game of Inches

Cameron Ridley game-winner
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4. A Game of Inches

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This was one of the most exciting games of the tournament thus far. Cameron Ridley hit an unlikely winning buzzer-beater that was just inches away from being blocked by Arizona State.

3. The Mercer Dance

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3. The Mercer Dance

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Mercer's celebratory dance after defeating Duke is what college basketball is all about.

2. Like Father, Like Son

Doug McDermott and Greg McDermott
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2. Like Father, Like Son

Doug McDermott and Greg McDermott
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Doug McDermott played his last game with Creighton and his head coach/father showed just how proud he was of his then-deflated son. Great moment.

1. Arizona State Rocks the Floor

Arizona State
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1. Arizona State Rocks the Floor

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You can almost feel the pain that these player's felt after a buzzer-beating loss against Texas. Easily the most iconic picture of the entire tournament thus far.

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