Clemson-N.C. State featured the craziest -- and most crushing -- finish of the college basketball season

January 12, 2018

We're two months away from March Madness, but the crazy finish in Thursday night's Clemson-N.C. State game will be tough to top. The Wolfpack were poised for an upset of the 19th-ranked Tigers -- and it looked like it would come easily when the home team took a 12-point lead with under 90 seconds to play. But then, college basketball happened.

There were made three-pointers, missed free throws, dumb fouls, and even dumber turnovers. Clemson climbed back into the game. And the Tigers had a glorious chance to force overtime when Gabe DeVoe got fouled on a potential game-tying three with .2 seconds remaining. But after making his first two attempts, Wolfpack coach Kevin Keatts called a timeout to ice him. And it worked. Ouch. Watch the wild ending between these two ACC foes: