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Sam Richmond | NCAA.com | March 13, 2016

March Madness: CSU-Bakersfield punches ticket to NCAA tournament on buzzer-beating 3

Welcome to the NCAA tournament, CSU-Bakersfield.

The Roadrunners are headed to the Big Dance after a buzzer-beating 57-54 win over New Mexico State in the WAC championship game. Junior guard Dedrick Basile knocked home the game-winner after an incredible crossover dribble.

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CSU-Bakersfield will enter the tournament with a 24-8 record.

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