Alabama’s March Madness dreams still are alive — thanks to Collin Sexton.

The Crimson Tide trailed Texas A&M 70-69 with 4.4 seconds left in their SEC Tournament matchup Thursday. With a record of 17-14 entering the game, Bama’s NCAA Tournament hopes hinged on a prayer, as making the field of 64 will be difficult without a first-place finish in the SEC tourney.

But then Sexton drove the length of the court and did this:


As impressive as Sexton’s play was, the Aggies must be kicking themselves, as they picked a terrible time to play miserable transition defense.

With the win, Alabama improves to 18-14 and moves on to face Auburn in the quarterfinals. With the loss, Texas A&M drops to 20-12 and leaves their postseason fate in the hands of the NCAA selection committee.

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