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By Grace Pohl
Staff Intern 

UMBC created the best story this season in March Madness

Crunch Time


March 22, 2018

So if you haven’t heard yet, or live under a rock, No. 16 seed University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) defeated a No. 1 seed University of Virginia 74-54 in the NCAA Tournament on March 16. This was the first time a men’s team had ever achieved the mark.

It was madness.

When the two teams were tied at halftime, I was surprised, but didn’t think the upset would actually happen. I didn’t even know what UMBC stood for before this game. But the Retrievers came out in the second half and just dominated. It wasn’t even a close game and I absolutely loved it.

My bracket on the o...

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