Kyle Guy made three free throws with 0.6 seconds left and Virginia pulled off its second small miracle of the NCAA Tournament, beating Auburn 63-62 Saturday to advance to the national championship game for the first time in school history.

Auburn had erased a 10-point deficit in the final five minutes and led 62-60 after Guy made an off-balance 3 with 7.6 seconds left. The shot snapped a drought of more than five minutes by the Cavaliers, who then sent Jared Harper to the line with 7 seconds left.

Harper made one and Auburn, with fouls to give, did so twice. With 1.5 seconds left, Virginia (34-3) got the ball to Guy in the corner. He turned and fired and Samir Doughty, hands straight up in the air, bumped into Guy’s hip.

Auburn's Jared Harper (1) takes a shot during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against the Virginia, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Auburn’s Jared Harper (1) takes a shot during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against the Virginia, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Matt York)

When the whistle blew, Auburn coach Bruce Pearl lost it on the sideline, pumping his fist and screaming.

Guy swished the first two free throws to tie it and Auburn (30-10) called a timeout to ice him. Didn’t work. He hit one more for the lead. Auburn threw a long inbound pass to Brown, but his desperation 3 was short.

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Virginia guard De'Andre Hunter (12) drives to the basket past Auburn center Austin Wiley, right, during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Virginia guard De’Andre Hunter (12) drives to the basket past Auburn center Austin Wiley, right, during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Auburn's Malik Dunbar (4) battles for a rebound against Virginia's Mamadi Diakite (25) during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Auburn’s Malik Dunbar (4) battles for a rebound against Virginia’s Mamadi Diakite (25) during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Virginia guard Kyle Guy, left, fights for a loose ball with Auburn forward Danjel Purifoy during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Virginia guard Kyle Guy, left, fights for a loose ball with Auburn forward Danjel Purifoy during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl shouts to his team during the second half against Virginia in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl shouts to his team during the second half against Virginia in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Auburn guard J'Von McCormick, center, drives to the basket between Virginia's Kyle Guy, left, and Ty Jerome, right, during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Auburn guard J’Von McCormick, center, drives to the basket between Virginia’s Kyle Guy, left, and Ty Jerome, right, during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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