Down 35–21 at the half on Sunday, Syracuse used a big second half push led by Malachi Richardson to upset No. 1 Virginia and advance to the Final Four. Athletes everywhere took notice.

By SI Wire
March 27, 2016

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Down 35–21 at the half on Sunday, Syracuse used a big second half push led by Malachi Richardson to upset No. 1 Virginia and advance to the Final Four. ACC Player of the Year Malcolm Brogdon made just 2 of 14 shots as the Virginia offense fell flat, ultimately ceding the game by the score of 68–62.

Carmelo Anthony went crazy in a Snapchat:

Other athletes used Twitter to express their joy or sadness about the result:

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