Twitter lost its mind.
Twitter lost its mind when No. 16 UMBC beat No. 1 Virginia 74–54 on Friday night.
The two teams were tied at the half and the Retrievers broke away during the second half.
No No. 16 seed has ever beat a No. 1 seed in the men's tournament.
Here are some of the best reactions to the historic win.
PUT SOME RESPECK ON IT! WE HAVE DEFEATED NO.1 OVERALL SEED VIRGINIA 74-54— UMBC Athletics (@UMBCAthletics) March 17, 2018
I haven’t seen a Retriever this good at basket ball since Air Bud. Folks,,— Sean Doolittle (@whatwouldDOOdo) March 17, 2018
Virginia Basketball. Not a thing of beauty.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) March 17, 2018
Virginia. Sharpie.— Seth Davis (@SethDavisHoops) March 17, 2018
UMBC stands for— Tom Fornelli (@TomFornelli) March 17, 2018
Uhhhh, guys? This team
Beat the Virginia
Ok at this point, everyone’s bracket should be demolished.— Maria Taylor (@MariaTaylor) March 17, 2018
University of My Bracket’s Crushed— Dave Pasch (@DavePasch) March 17, 2018
Biggest upset in tournament history was in 2012 when Norfolk St beat Missouri as 21.5 point underdogs. Virginia was -22.5 against UMBC tonight.— Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina) March 17, 2018
My wife always will be able to say she picked UMBC over Virginia.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) March 17, 2018
Why? She loves golden retrievers.
UMBC faces No. 9 Kansas State on Sunday in the second round.