NCAA Tournament Flashback: 2006 Sweet 16

A pair of mid-majors grabbed the headlines in a Sweet 16 matchup worthy of marquee attention.

This game took place less than 21 hours after Adam Morrison of Gonzaga made a major gaffe in Oakland that gave UCLA a stunning, come-from-behind victory in the West Regional.

Wichita State arrived that year in Washington as a true Cinderella, but yet George Mason was still lurking–waiting for that opportune moment to strike.

Verne Lundquist and the always excitable Bill Raftery had the call:


Wichita State would get their true moment in the sun seven years later, but for George Mason–the great times would continue.



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