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Meet The Biggest Viral Star Of The 2018 NCAA Tournament

Lainie Fritz and Elvin Hayes sit courtside.

A reporter went viral during an NCAA Tournament game on Saturday night. It turned out to be the daughter of a college football coach.

The cameras were focusing on former basketball legend Elvin Hayes, who starred in college for the Cougars. But it was the woman he was sitting next to who drew all of the attention.

Meet Lainie Fritz, a reporter and anchor for KPRC2.

She went viral during Michigan's ridiculous buzzer-beating win over Houston on Saturday night.

Fritz is actually the daughter of a college football coach, too. Her dad is Willie Fritz, the head coach at Tulane. From

Her father, Willie, is the head coach at Tulane University. Lainie joins KPRC from WCBD in Charleston, South Carolina, where she was the weekday Sports Anchor. Fritz attended Sam Houston State University where she was a reporter for Bearkat Sports Network producing content for and

Fritz has seen her social media following spike a decent amount as a result of the game. Meet her below:

You can follow her here.