Ross County were so close to a second shock of the second round in front of 8,400 fans at Easter Road.
But in the end, there is only one Championship side in the quarter-finals of the Scottish League Cup.
After their fine win away to top-flight Dundee yesterday, Ayr were handed a big pay day but a an even more difficult tie away to Rangers.
Hibs' reward for beating County is perhaps the tie of the round at home to Aberdeen.
Holders Celtic take on St Johnstone, while Hearts host Motherwell.
Scottish League Cup quarter-final draw
Hearts v Motherwell
Hibernian v Aberdeen
Rangers v Ayr United
St Johnstone v Celtic
Ties to be played 25/26 September