Cody Martin had 25 points, seven assists, six rebounds and no turnovers to lead five Nevada players in double-figures.
Cincinnati never got off a shot before the buzzer. Hall made a move in the paint and then hit the winning basket.
BC-BKC-NCAA-Nevada-Cincinnati, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 958Comeback for the ages: Nevada tops Cincinnati 75-73 in NCAAsAP Photo TNML119, TNML118, TNML111, TNML123, TNML113, TNML102, TNML103, TNML104, TNML109, TNML108, TNML110Eds: Nevada 75, Cincinnati 73.
UC's Cane Broome took the inbounds pass and tried to go end to end, but he kicked it away, and that was that.
As the horn sounded, a stunned Clark lay on his back under the basket while Nevada's Jordan Caroline slid toward midcourt as part of a wild celebration. "How disappointing was it for you, how hard is it for you to walk away when you know that you didn't get that this year?" Jacob Evans led the Bearcats with 19 points.More news: FIFA Votes to Bring Video Referees to Soccer Pitch in World Cup
UC star Jarrod Cumberland picked up his fourth foul and coach Mick Cronin kept him in the game.
The Spartans took a school record 37 shots beyond the arc, making just eight of them. As a team, Nevada shot 49 percent from the field and withstood poor 9-of-16 free-throw shooting.
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Paschal Chukwu connected on one free throw with 2.4 seconds left and the miss gave Michigan State a chance to win in dramatic fashion, but Winston couldn't make a long shot to be hailed in his hometown.
Joel Berry II scored 21 points in his final game for the second-seeded Tar Heels (26-11), who were trying to reach their third straight Final Four. Three minutes later, Caleb Martin's corner three-pointer with 53 seconds left tied it at 73.