Three-point project: WAC
Playing at 13th-ranked Utah on Jan. 8, 1996, Dominick Young hit a three with 0.8 second remaining for a 65-64 win in a regular season game during Jerry Tarkanian's first season as Bulldogs coach.
Tes Whitlock's desperation shot from the corner as time expired gave Hawaii a 73-70 win against BYU on Feb. 16, 1995. The win marked the second consecutive year Hawaii beat BYU at the buzzer.
At the 1990 Big Sky tournament, Idaho and Eastern Washington were tied at 62 with four seconds remaining when Ricardo Boyd hit a three-pointer from the top of the key to send Idaho to the NCAA tournament for the second year in a row.
Bryon Newton made a three-pointer at the end of regulation against Syracuse on Dec. 4, 1988, in the finals of the Carrier Classic to send the game to overtime. Tech eventually lost 106-98 in a game played in front 20,000-plus fans who attended despite blizzard conditions.
Kirk Snyder's three-pointer with 2:56 left in the 2004 NCAA tournament against Michigan State put the Pack up for good, 65-63. Nevada won 72-66 to record its first NCAA tournament victory. Nevada then defeated Gonzaga to reach the school's first Sweet 16.
NEW MEXICO STATE
On Feb. 10, 1990, Rick Fluckey beat UC Santa Barbara with a three-pointer in the final seconds, sending the Aggies to a Big West Conference co-championship and first NCAA tournament appearance since 1979.
SAN JOSE STATE
In the 1996 Big West tournament championship game, reserve forward Rich Taylor made his first three-pointer of the season with 0:06 remaining in overtime for a 76-75 win over Utah State. San Jose State became the last team to get a berth for the 1996 NCAA tournament. Four days later, the Spartans were the first to exit after losing to Kentucky.
Chaz Spicer hit a three-pointer with 1.9 seconds remaining to lift Utah State to a 60-57 victory against Utah on Dec. 6, 2006.