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UMBC UPSETS VIRGINIA – 16 BEATS 1

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Where does the UMBC over Virginia rank among all time upsets?

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer – University of Maryland Baltimore County, the Retrievers — pummeled the No. 1 team in the nation Virginia Cavaliers 74-54.

 

Virginia’s Ty Jerome (11) shoots over UMBC’s Jairus Lyles (10) during the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)
Alison Knezevich writes, UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski says his basketball team sent a powerful message with its historic win Friday over No. 1 seed Virginia. They showed the country that you don’t write someone off,” Hrabowski said Saturday morning, speaking by phone from North Carolina.
SportsPulse: In a history making stunner, No. 16 seed Maryland Baltimore County upsets No. 1 seed UVA in the first round of the NCAA tournament. USA TODAY Sports

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