This was a wild, wild game and not solely because UNC went on a 26-3 run to comeback and beat UT-Martin 60-58 in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
With 18 seconds left, during UT Martin timeout, PA announced all-clear on UNC campus.— Graham Hays (@grahamhays) March 23, 2014
So UT-Martin just got screwed... Heck of a comeback by UNC though. Hope everyone stays safe on the UNC campus— Natalie Marlowe (@CoachNMarlowe) March 23, 2014
With the announcement that UNC's campus was on lock down, UT-Martin essentially lost its timeout as everyone paid attention to that. It appeared that UT-Martin's coach Kevin McMillan was asking for additional time - a reasonable request given the nature of the public safety announcement - but the officials denied whatever he requested, forcing him to spend another timeout.
Naturally, UT-Martin came out and botched the final possession of the game, leaving a game-winning three to a player who hadn't taken a shot all game.
It was an unfortunate way to end a great season and strong tournament appearance for UT-Martin.