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George Mason scores upset, home-court advantage

Originally Published: March 19, 2006
By Kyle Whelliston | Special to ESPN.com

DAYTON, Ohio -- With 13 seconds to go and jittery George Mason clinging to a three-point advantage, head coach Jim Larranaga got his team's attention and pounded both index fingers into his forehead. Even with a slim lead and the ball, he wasn't about to let his players' concentration lapse.

"In our area, there's a very well-known saying that Dick Motta used when the Washington Bullets won it all," Larranaga said afterward. "'It ain't over till the fat lady sings!'"

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