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umbc students stunned, filled with pride over ncaa victory


baltimore — students at the university of maryland, baltimore county didn't quite know what to do after their basketball team pulled off the biggest upset in ncaa history by beating no. 1 seed virginia.the unexpected 74-54 victory friday night left students at the no. 16-seed school stunned, but filled with pride.on campus, students ran to a statue of the umbc mascot, a chesapeake bay retriever named true grit. some flung themselves across the statue. others hugged it and posed beside it for photos.umbc, with 14,000 students, is part of the university system of maryland. the research university is known more for math and science than sports.students at umbc are researching ways to build batteries from glucose found in the body and studying results in latin american of free-trade coffee. bu






no. 16 umbc stuns no. 1 virginia 74-54 to make ncaa history


charlotte, n.c. (ap) — it finally happened — a 16 ousting a 1 in march madness.the university of maryland-baltimore county stunned the college basketball world by pulling off the most shocking upset in men’s ncaa tournament history, hammering virginia 75-54 on friday night to become the first no. 16 seed ever to beat a no. 1 seed.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.and really, who was umbc anyway — a team most glanced over, or simply didn’t know when they filled out their ncaa bracket?most read nation & world storiesunlimited digital access: $1 for 4 weeksbut umbc didn’t just beat virginia, it dominated throughout the second half. senior guard jairus lyles scored 28 points and the






umbc stuns top-seeded virginia 74-54, becomes first no. 16 seed to win an ncaa t


jairus lyles couldn't suppress a smile, knowing that a school known more for chess than hoops had finally made it happen — a 16 ousting a 1 in march madness.the university of maryland-baltimore county stunned the sports world by pulling off the most shocking upset in college basketball history, hammering virginia 74-54 on friday night to become the first no. 16 seed ever to beat a no. 1 seed in the men's ncaa tournament.umbc secured its underdog legacy in sports lore, alongside buster douglas, the 1980 united states olympic hockey team, appalachian state football and joe namath's jets.virginia entered the ncaa tournament as the no. 1 overall seed after going 31-2 in the regular season, including 20-1 in acc competition.the question wasn't whether they would win this game, but if they would






umbc stuns top-seeded virginia 74-54, becomes first no. 16 seed to beat no. 1 te


jairus lyles couldn't suppress a smile, knowing that a school known more for chess than hoops had finally made it happen — a 16 ousting a 1 in march madness.the university of maryland-baltimore county stunned the sports world by pulling off the most shocking upset in college basketball history, hammering virginia 74-54 on friday night to become the first no. 16 seed ever to beat a no. 1 seed in the men's ncaa tournament.umbc secured its underdog legacy in sports lore, alongside buster douglas, the 1980 united states olympic hockey team, appalachian state football and joe namath's jets.virginia entered the ncaa tournament as the no. 1 overall seed after going 31-2 in the regular season, including 20-1 in acc competition.the question wasn't whether they would win this game, but if they would






umbc stuns virginia to make ncaa tournament history as first no. 16 seed beat no


a no. 16 seed has never beaten a no. 1 seed in the ncaa tournament until maryland-baltimore county stunned virginia.        






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virginia's isaiah wilkins (21) is consoled after fouling out during the second half of the upset loss to umbc on friday. (chuck burton / associated press)a look at top-four seeded teams that have lost first-round games (the ncaa tournament expanded to 16 seeds per region in 1985): 2017 — no. 16 umbc 74, no. 1 virginia 54; no. 13 buffalo 89, no. 4 arizona 68; no. 13 marshall 81, no. 4 wichita state 75 2016 — no. 15 middle tennesse 90, no. 2 michigan state 81; no. 14 stephen f. austin 70, no. 3 west virginia 56; no. 13 hawaii 77, no. 4 california 66 






upset special: maryland-baltimore county hands no. 1 virginia historic first-rou


charlotte, n.c. – it finally happened — a no. 16 seed ousting a no. 1 in march madness.maryland-baltimore county stunned the college basketball world by pulling off the most shocking upset in men’s ncaa tournament history, hammering virginia 75-54 on friday night to become the first no. 16 seed ever to beat a no. 1 seed.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. and since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985, no no. 16 seed had ever advanced to the round of 32 in 135 attempts.but umbc didn’t just beat virginia, it dominated throughout the second half. senior guard jairus lyles scored 28 points and the retreivers cruised to an easy victory before racing off the floor together in t






a look at the biggest upsets in ncaa tournament history since 1985


virginia's isaiah wilkins (21) is consoled after fouling out during the second half of the upset loss to umbc on friday. (chuck burton / associated press)a look at top-four seeded teaem who have lost first-round games (the ncaa tournament expanded to 16 seeds per region in 1985): 2017 — no. 16 umbc 74, no. 1 virginia 54; no. 13 buffalo 89, no. 4 arizona 68; no. 13 marshall 81, no. 4 wichita state 75 2016 — no. 15 middle tennesse 90, no. 2 michigan state 81; no. 14 stephen f. austin 70, no. 3 west virginia 56; no. 13 hawaii 77, no. 4 california 66 






a look at the biggest upsets in ncaa tournament history since 1985


virginia's isaiah wilkins (21) is consoled after fouling out during the second half of the upset loss to umbc on friday. (chuck burton / associated press)a look at top-four seeded teams that have lost first-round games (the ncaa tournament expanded to 16 seeds per region in 1985): 2017 — no. 16 umbc 74, no. 1 virginia 54; no. 13 buffalo 89, no. 4 arizona 68; no. 13 marshall 81, no. 4 wichita state 75 2016 — no. 15 middle tennesse 90, no. 2 michigan state 81; no. 14 stephen f. austin 70, no. 3 west virginia 56; no. 13 hawaii 77, no. 4 california 66 






maryland baltimore county beats virginia, becomes first no. 16 seed to upset no.


virginia's isaiah wilkins (21) is consoled after fouling out during the second half of the upset loss to umbc on friday. (chuck burton / associated press)a look at top-four seeded teams that have lost first-round games (the ncaa tournament expanded to 16 seeds per region in 1985): 2017 — no. 16 umbc 74, no. 1 virginia 54; no. 13 buffalo 89, no. 4 arizona 68; no. 13 marshall 81, no. 4 wichita state 75 2016 — no. 15 middle tennesse 90, no. 2 michigan state 81; no. 14 stephen f. austin 70, no. 3 west virginia 56; no. 13 hawaii 77, no. 4 california 66 






underdog umbc rides wave of magical season to historic upset


charlotte, n.c. — so how do you top winning your conference tournament on a buzzer-beater 3-pointer? well, knocking off the no. 1 team in the country by 20 points in the first round of the ncaa tournament should do it.umbc's magical season rolled on friday night when it throttled virginia, the tournament's top overall seed 74-54 to become the first 16 seed to upset a no. 1 in the history of the men's tournament, a victory that set the sports world ablaze and easily ruined thousands of brackets."we didn't know what seed we would be when we won the america east championship," said retrievers guard jairus lyles. "once we saw that no. 16 seed we knew we had a chance to make history. it's a very surreal moment."it was lyles who got the retrievers here, so it was only fitting he carried them to






underdog umbc rides wave of magical season to historic upset


charlotte, n.c. (ap) — so how do you top winning your conference tournament on a buzzer-beater 3-pointer? well, knocking off the no. 1 team in the country by 20 points in the first round of the ncaa tournament should do it.umbc’s magical season rolled on friday night when it throttled virginia, the tournament’s top overall seed 74-54 to become the first 16 seed to upset a no. 1 in the history of the men’s tournament, a victory that set the sports world ablaze and easily ruined thousands of brackets.“we didn’t know what seed we would be when we won the america east championship,” said retrievers guard jairus lyles. “once we saw that no. 16 seed we knew we had a chance to make history. it’s a very surreal moment.”it was lyles who got the retrievers here, so it was only fitting he carried the






maryland baltimore county comes up with the biggest upset in ncaa tournament his


umbc — an acronym unfamiliar to most people before friday night — shocked the college basketball world with a 74-54 victory over virginia, becoming the first no. 16 seed ever to beat a no. 1.






top overall seed virginia routed by umbc for ncaa tournament’s first win by 16-s


share storyby the associated pressthe associated presscharlotte, n.c. (ap) — top overall seed virginia routed by umbc for ncaa tournament’s first win by 16-seed over a no. 1 in all-time hoops upset.the associated press






friday at the 2018 ncaa tournament: will this be the first time a 16 beats a 1?


no. 1 seeds were 135-0 since the ncaa men's tournament expanded to 64 teams entering the umbc-virginia game in charlotte.        






maryland baltimore county comes up with the biggest upset in ncaa tournament his


anyone could have guessed that top-seeded virginia versus university of maryland baltimore county would be a 20-point blowout.but who would have predicted it would be the biggest upset in the history of the ncaa tournament?advertisementumbc — an acronym unfamiliar to most people before friday night — shocked the college basketball world with a 74-54 victory over virginia, becoming the first no. 16 seed ever to beat a no. 1.princeton, east tennessee state and western carolina all came close. but until this stunner in charlotte, n.c., no. 16s were 0-135.the retrievers had never beaten an atlantic coast conference team.on twitter and tnt — it's hard to know exactly who came up with it first — the clever "u must be cinderella" wordplay went viral.this was an all-time bracket buster, as 18.5% o






tipping off: umbc upset puts underdogs in ncaa spotlight


the university of maryland-baltimore county proved that anything can happen in the ncaa tournament.after pulling off the upset of all ncaa upsets, the 16th-seeded retrievers get a day to rest and recharge following their history-making win over no. 1 seed virginia.no. 11 seed loyola-chicago and no. 13 seed buffalo return to the floor when the second round opens on saturday, hoping to keep the underdog mojo going.though maybe don’t call them “cinderella teams.”most read sports storiesunlimited digital access: $1 for 4 weeks“i feel like the way — not only the game last night but the way we won, showed everybody that it wasn’t a fluke,” guard cj massinburg said on friday, referring to the bulls’ 89-68 blowout of fourth-seeded arizona in the first round.buffalo advanced to face kentucky — anot






tipping off: umbc upset puts underdogs in ncaa spotlight


the university of maryland-baltimore county proved that anything can happen in the ncaa tournament.after pulling off the upset of all ncaa upsets, the 16th-seeded retrievers get a day to rest and recharge following their history-making win over no. 1 seed virginia.no. 11 seed loyola-chicago and no. 13 seed buffalo return to the floor when the second round opens on saturday, hoping to keep the underdog mojo going.though maybe don't call them "cinderella teams.""i feel like the way — not only the game last night but the way we won, showed everybody that it wasn't a fluke," guard cj massinburg said on friday, referring to the bulls' 89-68 blowout of fourth-seeded arizona in the first round.buffalo advanced to face kentucky — another ncaa blueblood — in boise, idaho in a south region matchup."






tipping off: umbc upset puts underdogs in ncaa spotlight


the university of maryland-baltimore county proved that anything can happen in the ncaa tournament.after pulling off the upset of all ncaa upsets, the 16th-seeded retrievers get a day to rest and recharge following their history-making win over no. 1 seed virginia.no. 11 seed loyola-chicago and no. 13 seed buffalo return to the floor when the second round opens saturday, hoping to keep the underdog mojo going.though maybe don't call them "cinderella" teams."i feel like the way — not only the game last night but the way we won, showed everybody that it wasn't a fluke," guard cj massinburg said friday, referring to the bulls' 89-68 blowout of fourth-seeded arizona in the first round.buffalo advanced to face kentucky — another ncaa blue blood — in boise, idaho, in a south region matchup."if i






ncaa tournament: what each no. 16 seed must do to beat a no. 1


no. 16 seeds penn, texas southern, umbc and radford are trying to make history. what are their chances?        






umbc stuns top-seeded virginia 74-54, becomes first no. 16 seed to win an ncaa t


senior guard jairus lyles scored 28 points, and the university of maryland-baltimore county pulled off the most shocking upset in ncaa tournament history, defeating virginia 75-54 on friday night to become the first no. 16 seed ever to beat a no. 1 seed.virginia entered the ncaa tournament as the no. 1 overall seed after going 31-2 this season, including 20-1 in acc competition.but the cavaliers couldn't get anything generated on offense and the nation's top-ranked defense couldn't contain american east conference champions.the 74 points were the most virginia had allowed this year.lyles was the catalyst.he diced up virginia's defense in the second half, getting the hole easily on six different occasions and making easy layups. he also knocked down a pair of 3-pointers as umbc built a 16-p






ncaa latest: sec with most teams left chasing sweet 16


the latest on the second round of the ncaa tournament (all times eastern):12:50 p.m.the pac-12 is out. the big ten is undefeated. and the sec has the most teams left in the ncaa tournament with six still playing after the first round.the conference scoreboard for the 32 teams left in the ncaa tournament is an interesting mix with 13 conferences remaining, with most of the one-bid leagues and the pac-12 bounced in the first round.the acc has five teams left in the field after losing four teams in the first round, while the big ten, big east and big 12 each have four teams chasing a spot in the sweet 16.here's a look at the tournament records for the basketball's top conferences at the start of the second round:sec: 6-2acc: 6-4big ten: 4-0big east: 4-2big 12: 4-3pac-12: 0-3.___12 p.m.the sec






how umbc pulled off the greatest upset in ncaa tournament history


the retrievers routed no. 1 virginia in what may have been the most shocking result in the history of college basketball        






for one of greatest upsets in ncaa tournament history umbc coach ryan odom gets


like nearly every contract, odom’s deal contemplates the prospect of his team winning the national championship, but you have to start somwhere.        






maryland-baltimore county beats virginia, becomes first no. 16-seed to upset no.


umbc's jairus lyles celebrates after scoring during an ncaa tournament game against virginia. (streeter lecka / getty images)senior guard jairus lyles scored 28 points, and the university of maryland-baltimore county pulled off the most shocking upset in ncaa tournament history, defeating virginia 74-54 on friday night to become the first no. 16 seed ever to beat a no. 1 seed. virginia entered the ncaa tournament as the no. 1 overall seed after going 31-2 this season, including 20-1 in acc competition. but the cavaliers couldn't get anything generated on offense and the nation's top-ranked defense couldn't contain american east conference champions. 






ncaa tournament dishes virginia a tough road as top team


las vegas — virginia earned the no. 1 overall seed in the ncaa tournament, its reward for one of the best seasons in atlantic coast conference history.the selection committee didn't do the cavaliers any favors on their side of the bracket.the no. 1 seed in the south region, virginia is in a bracket that includes arizona, kentucky, cincinnati and tennessee. kentucky and arizona are both in the top half of the cavaliers' draw.virginia (31-2) opens against umbc in charlotte on thursday."i told our players that everyone can play if they're in there," virginia coach tony bennett said. "umbc, i just started to know more about them. you just see the teams in your bracket and there's some really quality teams."virginia set a school record for victories, won the conference tournament for the second






how did top overall no. 1 seed virginia lose in the greatest upset of all-time t


umbc should be considered the greatest cinderella of all-time. but this should also be considered one of the biggest flops of all-time.        






men's college basketball roundup: umbc earns bid on buzzer-beating three


jairus lyles improvised in the final moments and hit a long three-pointer with less than a second left, lifting maryland-baltimore county over top-seeded and host vermont 65-62 saturday in the america east men's basketball championship game."i waved off the last play from the bench, tried to get me some space and take the shot to end the game," lyles said.second-seeded umbc (24-10) had lost 23 consecutive times to the catamounts over the past decade, including twice this season by a combined 45 points. but with lyles scoring 27 points, the retrievers rallied to earn their first ncaa tournament trip since 2008.vermont (27-7) led 57-48 but didn't hit a shot in the last 8 minutes, 21 seconds.marshall 67, western kentucky 66: jon elmore scored 20 of his 27 points after halftime, including 11 i






march madness: 10 key takeaways from the ncaa tournament's first-round acti


umbc made history and brackets were busted from several other games as well. usa today sports recaps the best of friday's march madness.        






faces of pride: what pride looks like in all 50 states


june is pride month. what does pride look like where you live? usa today network asked the question.        






dante pettis’ week in review: celebrate dad’s world series, then go set ncaa rec


on wednesday, pettis watched with pride as his father, astros third-base coach gary pettis, won the world series title. on saturday, dante set an ncaa record for punt-return touchdowns.in the annals of good weeks, dante pettis’ will be hard to beat.on wednesday, he watched with filial pride as his father, astros third-base coach gary pettis, won the world series title with houston’s 5-1 victory over the dodgers. in a distinguished 11-year playing career and 22 years as a coach, gary had never won a ring — coming as close as you possibly can in 2011 — so you can imagine the excitement that radiated through the family.then came the capper on saturday — maybe not worthy of a champagne shower, but certainly a notable achievement that will also provide a pettis with a lasting legacy. the washin






pride rally, festival in minn. carry theme of national movement


rainbows dotted the metro area sunday, despite a gray morning filled with rain and hailstorms.a trio of events kicked off pride month, including the second annual golden valley pride festival, a “queer prom” for adults and an equality march at the capitol in st. paul, one of many local extensions of a large event in washington, d.c.attendees said the spirit of the events — which ranged from celebratory to somber — wasn’t dampened by the weather, but it did cause the equality march for unity and pride in st. paul to become a small umbrella-filled rally rather than a parade.in golden valley, the festival turnout was nearly double that of last year. more than 5,000 people filled brookview park to listen to bands, hang out in the beer garden and participate in a fun run organized by the girl s






ncaa west regional gives students exposure to college


san jose — on the day before the place expects to be filled for ncaa west regional games, sap center welcomed as many as 3,000 local middle school students for a sweet 16 preview during wednesday’s open practice sessions.“very fun. good experience,” said devin brown, 13, an eighth-grader at ida jew academy, a charter school in the mount pleasant elementary school district.“i don’t really watch college basketball, but it was pretty cool to see all the shots they’ve made,” said marina ramirez, 13, a classmate of brown, while watching west virginia run through its workout.the best thing she saw: “the dunking.”certainly that was a piece of why the san jose sports authority, the ncaa and the pac-12 conference teamed up to pay for 13 buses that made several trips each to deliver kids to the aren






ncaa tournament preview: south regional


a look at the ncaa tournament's west regional:::advertisementfriday :: charlotte, n.c.1 virginia (31-2, acc champion)vs. 16 umbc (24-10, american east champion)guards kyle guy, devon hall and ty jerome led virginia to school-record wins. senior guard jarius lyles averages 20.2 points for umbc, which makes 38.5% of its threes::8 creighton (21-11, at-large)vs. 9 kansas state (22-11, at-large)senior guard marcus foster averages 20.3 points a game, junior guard khyri thomas 15.5 for creighton. junior forward dean wade helped lead kansas state to its most wins since the 2012-13 season.::thursday :: boise, idaho5 kentucky (24-10, sec champion)vs. 12 davidson (21-11, atlantic 10 champion)kentucky features frosh guard shai gilgeous-alexander, who averages 13.9 points. davidson senior forward peyto






pride rally, festival in minn. carry theme of national movement


rainbows dotted the metro area sunday, despite a gray morning filled with rain and hailstorms.a trio of events kicked off pride month, including the second annual golden valley pride festival, a "queer prom" for adults and an equality march at the capitol in st. paul, one of many local extensions of a large event in washington, d.c.attendees said the spirit of the events — which ranged from celebratory to somber — wasn't dampened by the weather, but it did cause the equality march for unity and pride in st. paul to become a small umbrella-filled rally rather than a parade.in golden valley, the festival turnout was nearly double that of last year. more than 5,000 people filled brookview park to listen to bands, hang out in the beer garden and participate in a fun run organized by the girl s






top-seeded virginia left to make sense of historic ncaa loss


charlotte, n.c. — the doors to the virginia's locker room opened, the last protection for a group of players sitting in a state of shocked quiet after the most improbable of losses.some fought back tears.some hung their heads or stared blankly down at their cellphones.others could only shake their head.and now it was time to confront the questions along with the disbelief: how could this have happened? how could virginia — the team that rolled through the atlantic coast conference and claimed the no. 1 overall seed in the ncaa tournament — become the first top seed to lose to a no. 16 seed with friday's 74-54 loss to umbc?"if you play this game and you step into the arena, this stuff can happen," virginia coach tony bennett said.yet it was a jarring turn of events specifically because it h






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