The miracle run has ended for UMBC. It did so in ugly fashion.
The plucky Retrievers battled No. 9 seed Kansas State, but fell to the Wildcats 50-43. The win was there for the No. 16 seed, but unfortunately they couldn't do anything offensively.
UMBC shot 14-for-47 from the field, 6-of-22 from three-point range. They made just nine of 18 free throw attempts and turned the ball over 17 times.
Kansas State wasn't much better in a winning effort. The Wildcats shot 18-of-44 from the field, 1-of-12 from three-point range. They also turned it over 18 times.
If you didn't see this game, you didn't miss much. It was brutal to watch.
Still, a win is a win for K-State. They are in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2010, when they reached the Elite Eight. They will face Kentucky in their next game.
For UMBC, there will always be the magic of Friday night. They will live on in March Madness highlight reels forever.
They might want to burn the tape of this game though.