Hampton, 2001
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In their initial trip to the dance, the No. 15 Pirates weren't given much of a chance against Iowa State. Buoyed by the Boise crowd, Hampton rallied from an 11-point hole, and Tarvis Williams' short jumper with 6.9 seconds left was the difference in a 58-57 triumph. Any March Madness highlight reel will have Pirates coach Steve Merfeld pumping his fists in joy.