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Breana Bacon | NCAA.com | February 23, 2018

The 40 biggest comebacks in NCAA men's basketball history

Drexel set a NCAA Division I record Feb. 22 by erasing a 34-point deficit to beat Delaware 85-83That is now the biggest comeback in Division I men's basketball history. It eclipsed Duke's 32-point comeback to beat Tulane in 1950. Only three teams in NCAA Division I history have overcome a deficit of 30 or more points to win.

Here are the 40 biggest comebacks in NCAA men's basketball history

TEAM VS. OPPONENT POINT DEFICIT TRAILED TIME LEFT, HALF FINAL SCORE DATE
Drexel vs. Delaware 34 53-19 2:36, 1st 85-83 Feb. 22, 2018
Duke vs. Tulane 32 22-54 2:00, 1st 74-72 Dec. 30, 1950
Kentucky vs. LSU 31 37-68 15:34, 2nd 99-95 Feb. 15, 1994
George Mason vs. Saint Francis (PA) 29 48-77 11:59, 2nd 96-95 Dec. 20, 1996
New Mexico State at Bradley 28 0-28 13:49, 1st 117-109 Jan. 27, 1977
Princeton at Penn 27 13-40 15:11, 2nd 50-49 Feb. 9, 1999
Fairfield at George Mason 27 36-63 15:54, 2nd 101-96 (OT) Mar. 16, 2010
Utah Valley at Denver 27 27-54 0:51, 1st 88-85 Nov. 23, 2016
Michigan State at Northwestern 27 16-43 4:18, 1st 65-60 Feb. 17, 2018
VCU at South Florida 26 41-67 9:26, 2nd 95-91 (OT) Feb. 20, 1993
Charlotte at Tennessee 16 27-53 15:00, 2nd 79-76 Nov. 29, 1995
UNC Asheville vs. Coastal Carolina 26 27-53 3:12, 1st 88-80 Feb. 20, 2000
Tulane vs. Stephen F. Austin 26 10-36 6:15, 1st 60-59 Nov. 27, 2015
Hartford at UMass-Lowell 26 6-32 7:11, 1st 77-70 Jan. 28, 2018
Virginia Tech vs. Memphis 25 24-49 17:43, 2nd 70-69 Feb. 9, 1977
UConn at Pitt 25 15-40 5:00, 1st 85-76 Jan. 11, 1995
Troy at Jacksonville 25 21-46 2:36, 1st 70-68 Jan. 4, 2003
Binghampton at Vermont 25 30-55 18:16, 2nd 85-83 Feb. 4, 2009
BYU vs. Iona  25 24-49 6:05, 1st 78-72 Mar. 13, 2012
Miami (OH) vs. Eastern Michigan 25 14-39 5:55, 1st 82-81 (OT) Jan. 10, 2015
Navy vs. Bryant  25 24-49 0:03, 1st 76-74 Dec. 6, 2016
Nevada at New Mexico 25 49-74 11:00, 2nd 105-104 (OT) Jan. 7, 2017
Army West Point at Navy 25 29-54 12:51, 2nd 71-68 Feb. 18, 2017
Rice vs. Houston 24 31-55 15:00, 2nd 76-71 Jan. 17, 2007
UAB at SMU 24 26-50 12:28, 2nd 62-61 Jan. 16, 2010
Harvard vs. Brown 24 31-55 19:30, 2nd 85-78 Feb. 12, 2011
Dartmouth vs. Brown 24 26-50 13:58, 2nd 75-69 Mar. 6, 2015
Virginia vs. Duke 23 23-46 17:37, 2nd 91-88 (OT) Jan. 14, 1995
South Carolina vs. Cincinnati 23 19-42 19:18, 2nd 67-65 Feb. 1, 1998
Villanova vs. Virginia Tech 23 32-55 17:47, 2nd 86-74 Jan. 17, 2001
Missouri State vs. Southern Illinois 23 19-42 4:17, 1st 65-61 Mar. 5, 2005
Virginia vs. William & Mary 22 41-63 12:01, 2nd 87-81 (OT) Jan. 29, 1970
Duke vs. Maryland 22 17-39 6:55, 1st 94-84 Mar. 31, 2001
IUPUI vs. Valparaiso 22 24-47 19:24, 2nd 87-82 (OT) Jan. 28, 2006
Massachusetts vs. Syracuse 22 32-54 14:09, 2nd 81-77 Mar. 25, 2008
Massachusetts vs. Rider 22 24-46 16:25, 2nd 77-67 Nov. 11, 2010
Penn vs. UMBC 22 20-42 5:08, 1st 80-75 Nov. 9, 2012
Tulsa vs. Tulane  22 25-47 18:00, 2nd 78-66 Mar. 2, 2013
Hampton vs. Northern Arizona  22 20-42 1:20, 1st 98-94 Dec. 2, 2015
Nevada vs. Cincinnati 22 43-65 11:27, 2nd 75-73 Mar. 18, 2018