NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament First Round-Princeton vs Arizona

Mar 16, 2023; Sacramento, CA, USA; Princeton Tigers head coach Mitch Henderson celebrates the victory against the Arizona Wildcats with guard Matt Allocco (14) at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Ryan Langborg banked in a driving layup with two minutes to go Thursday to give Princeton its first lead, and second-seeded Arizona missed its final seven shots as the 15th-seeded Tigers scored a shocking 59-55 victory in a South region first-round game in Sacramento, Calif.

Princeton (22-8) finished on a 9-0 run while overcoming a 12-point second-half deficit, posting an upset reminiscent of its 1996 first-round victory over defending champion UCLA. Pac-12 tournament champion Arizona (28-7) bowed out after scoring only four points in the final 8:05 to finish with its season-low point total.

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