Not only did this nation of 334,000 people qualify for the World Cup (whereas the United States, population 325 million, did not), freshman shooting guard Jon Axel Gudmundsson of Grindavik, Iceland, emerged as a college star in Davidson's loss to Kentucky.
Admiral Schofield hit a 3-pointer for his first points of the second half, triggering an 11-1 run that Grant Williams capped with a conventional 3-point play.
Each time the Ramblers rallied back to get the victory, putting them in the Sweet 16 for the first time in 33 years. There were criticisms of the Twitter handle representing the program in a condescending manner. G De'Andre Hunter, the ACC's Sixth Man of the Year, was diagnosed with a broken wrist that will sideline him for the NCAA Tournament.
"It's what makes March Madness special and it kills the coaches because it's so hard and you think you have a great team". Curry, no stranger to unforgettable Tournament runs as he led Davidson to the Elite Eight in 2008, is endorsed by Under Armour, whose National Headquarters is located in Baltimore, Maryland- within 10 miles of UMBC.
If there is anyone that might be able to top their story in this NCAA Tournament, it's their opponent in the Sweet 16. This included No. 13 Buffalo blowing out the number 4 seed Arizona. and the 13th seed, Marshall, beating No. 4 Wichita State, both in the first round.
CREAM RISES: Despite the upsets, top seeds Villanova and Kansas, second-seeded Duke, third-seeded Texas Tech and MI, fourth seed Gonzaga and fifth seed Kentucky are moving on to the Sweet 16 - the Zags for the fourth straight year - but they're still wary considering what's happened.
The Ramblers were 11 of 16 at the free-throw line, while Tennessee was just 3 of 6.
Custer's victor came two days after Donte Ingram's buzzer-beating 3 from the March Madness logo beat Miami.
And she's not just along for the ride: Sister Jean knows her hoops.
That's vintage Sister Jean, Loyola-Chicago's team chaplain, a 98-year-old nun and the Ramblers' not-so-secret weapon. Sister Jean, the team chaplain since 1994, has had a TV camera trained on her during games and has been mic'd up for her pregame prayers. She prays for the players, their health, for the referees to call a fair game and, of course, a Ramblers victory.
Sister Jean has been part of Loyola since 1991, when she started there as an academic advisor.
VCU had to win five games instead of the usual four to earn their spot in the National Semifinals since they were in the group of four teams forced to play their way into the regular bracket in Dayton. That kind of emotion can only be captured in the NCAA Tournament.
Actually, let Sister Jean correct that. Their body of work was good enough to get an at large bid in to the tournament. In 1963, the Ramblers won the NCAA tournament championship, a 60-58 upset win of two-time defending champion Cincinnati. Jean usually leads the entire crowd in a prayer before tip-off. A school that otherwise would be unheard of by even residents of the state of IL, now has an identity. Loyola will play the Cincinnati-Nevada victor in the regional semifinals Thursday in Atlanta.
If you haven't been paying attention to this year's version of the NCAA Tournament, you've missed out on some of the best sporting moments of the last calendar year.
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