Nobody knew UMBC before the Retrievers pulled off college basketball's biggest upset. But suddenly stars and celebs were talking about them and fans were waiting until all hours to congratulate them. Inside the 72 hours that changed their lives.
Welcome to the Sweet 16, Sister Jean. Loyola-Chicago's Cinderella story is just one delightful development in this year's field. Half the 1-seeds are gone, and there's no telling who has the upper hand to reach the Final Four.
After his Seminoles stunned No. 1 seed Xavier on Sunday, Leonard Hamilton warned reporters not to call anything that happens in the tournament an upset. "I think what you see happening in college basketball, it's almost like a revolution," he said.
16-seed UMBC made history by beating 1-seed UVA as a 20.5-point underdog. Where does it rank among the biggest pointspread upsets according to Vegas? Here are the largest upsets by point spread since 1985.
Marty Blazer's attempt to cover his losses from the film, along with another movie and a country music venture, landed him as the catalyst in an investigation that might actually make a great movie one day.