No. 12 Yale upset No. 5 Baylor in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
No. 12 Yale upset No. 5 Baylor 79–75 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.
As expected, Twitter was filled with a range of responses after the thrilling game. Here are some of the best reactions:
thank god, finally Yale catches a break— Emmy Bengtson (@EmmyA2) March 17, 2016
Oh wow, someone else bailed a Yale man out of his own obvious mistake. That never happens.— We take the stairs (@NoEscalators) March 17, 2016
Good to see kids from Yale finally catch a break in life.— Bryan Armen Graham (@BryanAGraham) March 17, 2016
"I don't know much about Baylor, to be honest. I just go where the pain is." - Crying Jordan— ☕netw3rk (@netw3rk) March 17, 2016
YALE BABY!— Frank Kaminsky III (@FSKPart3) March 17, 2016
I'm hurting !!!!!!!!!— Quincy Acy (@QuincyAcy) March 17, 2016
Sick— Isaiah Austin (@IsaiahAustin) March 17, 2016
Man, RGIII cannot catch a break— Clay Skipper (@SkipperClay) March 17, 2016
Yale-Duke: someone has to lose.— Barry Petchesky (@barry) March 17, 2016
Duke vs Yale: So many boat shoes— Kerith Burke (@KerithBurke) March 17, 2016
You can make all the Duke and Yale jokes you want, but leave boat shoes out of this.— DeAntae Prince (@DeAntae) March 17, 2016
Seriously though, congrats to the kid from "Blank Check."— Jon Tayler (@JATayler) March 17, 2016
Power brokers to meet privately tomorrow to discuss possible third team challenger to Duke vs. Yale.— Pete Schroeder (@peteschroeder) March 17, 2016
Meanwhile, the Sorbonne’s tournament drought continues.— Ryan Nanni (@celebrityhottub) March 17, 2016
If your bracket strategy was just picking all the teams with nice doggy mascots, you’re doing very well so far— Seth Rosenthal (@seth_rosenthal) March 17, 2016
Yale will play Duke in the round of 32.