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No. 1 Seed Virginia Loses In Greatest NCAA Tournament Upset Of All-Time

UMBC players celebrate win over Virginia.

It happened. No. 1 seeds entered this year's tournament undefeated against No. 16 seeds in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

That all ended tonight as No. 16 UMBC knocked off No. 1 Virginia by a final score of 74-54. Not only were the Cavaliers a No. 1 seed, they were the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament and the favorite to win the title after losing just two games all season.

Tony Bennett's Virginia teams has a history of exiting the tournament early, but this one will live on forever.

UMBC used a ridiculous hot streak from the three-point line to open up a 14-point lead with just over four minutes remaining in the game. The Retrievers shot better than 45-percent from three-point land en route to the greatest upset in NCAA Tournament history.

UMBC now faces off against Kansas State, which knocked off No. 8 Creighton. The South Region has featured a number of unbelievable upsets, as No. 13 Buffalo knocked off No. 4 Arizona and No. 11 Loyola-Chicago took down No. 6 Miami.

This is what March is all about.