The most exciting part of the NCAA Tournament may be when a player hits a shot at the last second to help his team advance to the next round.

Here are the top five buzzer beaters in NCAA Tournament history:

U.S. Reed

Reed's half-court shot against Louisville sent Arkansas to the Sweet 16 in 1981.

 

Lorenzo Charles

Lorenzo Charles' put-back gave NC State a victory over Houston to win the 1983 National Championship.

 

Christian Laettner

Laettner's buzzer beater over Kentucky sent Duke to the Final Four in 1992.

 

Tyus Edney

Edney's last-second layup put UCLA in the Sweet 16. The Bruins went on to win the 1995 National Title.

 

Richard Hamilton

Hamilton's last second shot against Washington put Connecticut into the Elite Eight in 1998.