This was bigger than Mike Tyson losing to Buster Douglas. This was Joe Namath beating the Colts, and "Hoosiers" in real life.
Finally, UMBC would start shooting the three and making baskets towards the end of the first half.
Here's what social media is saying about it! The upset tweeted around the world. The Cavaliers played at the slowest pace in all of college basketball this year, at just 59.4 possessions per 40 minutes. This was the year One Shining Moment came two weeks early. "We know it's do-or-die for everybody".
College basketball can't die, and nights like Friday are why. Virginia missed 13 of its first 14 before getting hot for a brief stretch late in the game. "If you don't come to play, you're going to get beat". "Once we saw that No. 16 seed we knew we had a chance to make history". They were easy for much of the nation to overlook.
With heart, according to coach Ryan Odom. Jairus Lyles led all scorers.
Virginia entered the NCAA tournament as tourney favorites - the No. 1 overall seed after going 31-2 this season, including 20-1 in ACC competition.
One reporter made a decision to ask the Cavaliers' Ty Jerome was about the momentous occasion after the game.
One thing that appeared clear to every Virginia player was that they were simply outplayed.
Odom earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Hampden-Sydney in 1996 and was a four-year starting point guard. He averages 20.4 points a game for the Retrievers.
Lyles, the new governor of Maryland - if he wants to be - scored 23 of his 28 points in the second half.
In 2015-16, He earned America East second-team recognization and was the AE and College Sports Madness Player of the Week on February 7 and an AE winter-spring honor roll member. Now he's got himself a March legend for keeps. "It's always exciting to make history".
We can look around the inner sanctum of NCAA Tournament surprises and try to figure out where this should be placed.
UMBC's win over Virginia on Friday night was historic. Brown effectively checked National Player of the Year candidate Trae Young earlier in the season, and will bring that same tenacity to UMBC's breakout star. There was fair warning.
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First of all, George Mason probably shouldn't have even been in the field. All worthy of mention. Statistical models tend to give 16-seeds anywhere from a 1% to a 5% chance of pulling off such an upset, depending on the relative strength of the teams. He explains why the bigger surprise is the fact that it took so long for a 16 to knock off a 1. "This game means a lot to them and, you know, just a special, special effort".
This UMBC feat is unique because it is... well, unique.
Fans of the Kansas State Wildcats have to feel conflicted about their Round of 32 game in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. "They played well and we did not". Maybe more? Is there any time for them to fully understand what they've done? After suffering a heartbreaking one-point loss to Texas in the next round, Coppin State would not see the NCAA Tournament until 2008. We didn't pass the ball well. He has covered college basketball for 43 years, including 38 Final Fours.
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Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia to ease off Qatar, but Trump took the Saudis' side and labeled Qatar a "funder of terrorism". Clearly, Trump does not want a secretary of state, or any Cabinet colleague, who ignores his tweets and gets on with the job.
Later, the duo headed to their Bandra residence, where Aamir cut two chocolate cakes and interacted with the media. Actor Aamir Khan is known to throw surprises. "I am here (in this world) because of my mother".
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Throughout her tenure in Congress, Slaughter was best known as one of the original authors of 1994's Violence Against Women Act . Redistricting in 2012 dramatically altered Slaughter's district, fueling speculation that she might retire.
An additional wave of rule making will explore the role that premium cigars and flavors, including menthol, play in tobacco use. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a statement that cigarette smoking kills more than 480,000 Americans every single year.
Arsenal return to action on Thursday night when they play Milan in the return leg of their Europa League tie. Their hopes of participating in Europe's elite competition next season hinge on winning the Europa League .
Seven straight wins at the Liberty Stadium were soon forgotten as Spurs established a real control on proceedings. The second seemed inevitable and that it took until injury time at the end of the first half was a surprise.
Hawking himself found recognition from the Catholic Church, being named a member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. In Hawking's case, he was diagnosed at the age of 21, when he was told he probably had about two years to live.
The broad Health Care Plans industry has an average P/S ratio of 16.24, which is significantly worse than the sector's 6.58. Tim Wentworth , president and CEO of Express Scripts , will be president and chief operating officer of Health Services.
The stream is about to reach 600,000 viewers - that's over four times the high view count for Overwatch League tonight. Epic Games' " Fortnite " is set in a post-apocalyptic future where players have to scavenge for weapons and resources.
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Gasoline stocks fell by 6.3 million barrels last week, compared with analysts' expectations for a 1.2 million-barrel drop. The WTI crude oil futures with delivery in April rose by 0.07 United States dollars, or 0.1%, to 61.03 USD per barrel.
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Teammates nicknamed him "Strap" because of his ability to closely cover receivers and also "Scrap" for his scrappy style of play. Butler recorded 60 tackles (55 solo) with 12 pass deflections, 2 interceptions, 3 forced fumbles, and 1 sack last season.
Disappointingly, though, following what would go down in history as the "Rabada Test", will be a couple of "Rabada-less" Tests. The third Test, to be held in Cape Town beginning Thursday March 22, looms as a pivotal match in the series.