Virginia secured its first nationwide championship with an 85-77 time beyond regulation victory over Texas Tech on Monday.
Tortillas had been thrown and a crucial name was overturned, however the Cavaliers got here out on prime on this battle of defensive titans.
And, only a 12 months faraway from changing into the primary No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 within the NCAA match, Virginia is reducing down the nets.
This is how Twitter reacted to Virginia’s momentous triumph:
regular individual twitter: SOMEONE THREW A TORTILLA ON THE COURT?!?!?!?!
school soccer twitter: … did you assume Texas Tech followers weren’t going to throw tortillas on the court docket
— Rodger Sherman (@rodger) April 9, 2019
Virginia goes up Four factors. It’s an 11-possession sport.
— Zach Harper (@talkhoops) April 9, 2019
— Kenny Eaton (@Kenny_623) April 9, 2019
Virginia up 9-Three with 12:56 left within the first half. I hate to say it, however I do not assume there’s sufficient time for Texas Tech to climb again into this one
— David Gardner (@byDavidGardner) April 9, 2019
*Outdated City Street performs*
Texas Tech now in an 11-Four run.
— Adi Joseph (@AdiJoseph) April 9, 2019
virginia has simply given up a 10 level lead which suggests they’ve texas tech proper the place they need them
— Shea Serrano (@SheaSerrano) April 9, 2019
Virginia, about to lose
The refs: pic.twitter.com/PzbakYWtVG
— The Rush (@therushyahoo) April 9, 2019
Virginia, which the numbers stated was greatest workforce within the nation, acquired probably the most unbelievable run of luck in NCAA Match historical past and can win its first nationwide championship after shedding to a 16-seed final 12 months. You possibly can’t make this up.
— Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) April 9, 2019
Replay continues to make sports activities worse.
I am rooting for UVA, however…
For the whole lot of basketball historical past, that is Tech ball. However with body by body, we see it touched his pinky for a 1/100th of a second, and now it is modified. Terrible.
— nick wright (@getnickwright) April 9, 2019
What an unbelievable season for UVA. That was actually a turnaround for the ages! Congratulations, champs! ?
— UMBC Males’s Basketball (@UMBC_MBB) April 9, 2019
The pinkie sport.
— John P. Lopez (@LopezOnSports) April 9, 2019
Step 1: Lose to a 16 seed.
Step 2: Win a nationwide championship the subsequent 12 months.
Step 3: revenue.
It’s a full-proof plan.
— Jackson Frank (@jackfrank_jjf) April 9, 2019
One 12 months after LeBron James leaves Cleveland, the Cavaliers win a championship whereas LeBron misses the playoffs with the Lakers.
In all seriousness, congratulations @UVAMensHoops!
— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) April 9, 2019
The Cavaliers gained a championship with out the good thing about a Draymond Inexperienced suspension.
— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) April 9, 2019