With Aaron Craft's last-second shot, No. 2 Ohio State remained the lone high seed left in the NCAA tournament's most-busted bracket.
Craft made a 3-pointer with a half-second left, and Ohio State escaped Dayton - a place of Buckeye heartaches - with a 78-75 victory over Iowa State on Sunday.
Ohio State (28-7) needed Craft's only 3-pointer of the game - an arching shot over 6-foot-7 defender Georges Niang from the top of the key - to avoid yet another upset in the oh-so-wild West Regional. Four of the top five seeds fell fast and hard in the first weekend.
Craft left the Buckeyes in position to fritter away a late lead, then saved them in the final second.
''I tried to stay as poised as possible,'' Craft said. ''Missed a lot of shots I normally make, layups and free throws. Got a mismatch, took the ball, and it went in.''
Ohio State's 10th straight win sent the Buckeyes into the round of 16 for the fourth straight year, a school record. They'll play sixth-seeded Arizona on Thurs...