The BIGGEST Upset In NCAA History

  • Published: 20 March 2018
  • When UMBC took on Virginia in the first round of the NCAA tournament, no one could've predicted the sixteenth seed would upend the 1st seed. However, it was a perfect clash of modern basketball vs old school fundamentals, and Coach Nick shows you why the Retrievers beat the Cavaliers.
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Comments • 774

  • ewb2797 39bwa
    ewb2797 39bwa  1 weeks back

    Evansville just beat Kentucky... the number 1 team in the nation

    • akgeronimo501
      akgeronimo501  1 months back

      How many times did he say "modern". LOL Go CAVS. Seemed to work in the slightly less modern time of 2019.

      • Sri
        Sri  5 months back

        I've been to the umbc basketball camp and I met a lot of those umbc players. They're actually really good

        • DanielSong39
          DanielSong39  5 months back

          2nd biggest upset after Norfolk St.

          • TheDarkenedLightGem
            TheDarkenedLightGem  5 months back

            Virginia went from this to winning a title.

            • btrims02
              btrims02  6 months back

              So how is Bumfuck University fairing now? This video aged well. Half of the info he points out has fuck-all to do with strategy . They shot the fucking lights out that game.

              • jessica love
                jessica love  6 months back

                and in 2019 they won the ncaa. period

                • Walter Peter Carreon
                  Walter Peter Carreon  7 months back

                  Now thry are Champions. VT

                  • Owen Cook
                    Owen Cook  7 months back

                    Who's watching after Virginia win the 2019 tournament

                    • Andrew Furrer
                      Andrew Furrer  7 months back

                      Now that the way to beat UVa has been discovered, I'm sure they'll be horrible in 2018-2019. No way they can win it all with this offense, right?

                      • Tazzl
                        Tazzl  7 months back

                        Well done.

                        • 0sum gamezzz
                          0sum gamezzz  7 months back

                          Nope, this is not the biggest upset in NCAA history.The biggest upset happened in 1982, when UVA was ranked #1 NCAA D1 in the country and lost to Chaminade an NAIA school in a tournament in Hawaii.

                          • AA MOTORS LLC
                            AA MOTORS LLC  7 months back

                            Tony Bennett can't win playing pack line???

                            • FinesseG
                              FinesseG  7 months back

                              1 year later ...

                              • Joe Szulborski
                                Joe Szulborski  7 months back

                                umbc had their one shining moment, virginia just had their one shining season. Redemption complete.

                                • Karl Harrelson
                                  Karl Harrelson  7 months back

                                  And the sweet redemption this year as UVA becomes national champs! You've come a long way, baby!

                                  • Will Gramm
                                    Will Gramm  7 months back

                                    Virginia got revenge

                                    • HarriHeel113
                                      HarriHeel113  7 months back

                                      And win the national championship the next year

                                      • Austin Raiche
                                        Austin Raiche  7 months back

                                        Well now UVA just won it all...

                                        • Ben Black
                                          Ben Black  7 months back

                                          Well, that was a crazy turnaround! Tony Bennett and company, showing what it truly means to persevere through adversity, wow. Nothing better encapsulates the highs and lows of high-level sports than the 2017-18 and 2018-19 UVA men's bball team. What a story, and what a legacy. UVA Basketball: The Agony and the Ecstasy of victory and defeat.

                                          • scythermantis
                                            scythermantis  7 months back

                                            lol this 'outdated' defense just won the whole championship.

                                            • Jack Goff
                                              Jack Goff  7 months back

                                              You mean the refs gave them the game. Be objective you dumbass fanboy.

                                            • Karl Harrelson
                                              Karl Harrelson  7 months back

                                              The whole enchilada belongs to the Hoos! What an epic turnaround and phenom Tourney for them. Congrats UVA!

                                          • Boston SportsFan
                                            Boston SportsFan  7 months back

                                            And u said UVA couldn’t do it with our style

                                            • FireForest
                                              FireForest  7 months back

                                              We in the National Championship now wooooooo

                                              • Ryan
                                                Ryan  7 months back

                                                1 year later........ Final Four 🔷⚔️🔶

                                                • Scotty MSU
                                                  Scotty MSU  8 months back

                                                  Sad moment in hoo's basketball history.. being the only #1 being taking by UMBC... hoo?

                                                  • Jalen Rose41
                                                    Jalen Rose41  8 months back

                                                    poor number 33 lols

                                                    • shane87smith
                                                      shane87smith  8 months back

                                                      Someone send this video to Bruce Pearl

                                                      • Romi Arkan
                                                        Romi Arkan  8 months back

                                                        Even more damaging had UMBC got guys who could make backdoor cuts when the big men were dragged all the way into the perimeter. That paint was open real estate.

                                                        • plusEV
                                                          plusEV  8 months back

                                                          Pack line wants to influence middle penetration over baseline.

                                                          • plusEV
                                                            plusEV  8 months back

                                                            Not even the biggest upset of UVa

                                                            • ButterCupSophie
                                                              ButterCupSophie  8 months back

                                                              Excellent breakdown man!

                                                              • Isaac Stafford
                                                                Isaac Stafford  8 months back

                                                                God we were a mess ok now can we say 2 things 1 our offense is good now and 2 we in the final 4 and 3 99.99% of the time we would have won that game and 4 shut up about tony Bennett

                                                                • art castro
                                                                  art castro  8 months back

                                                                  Umbc shows nice motion offense and great passing. But defense is the key to their upset win.

                                                                  • Boxster Box
                                                                    Boxster Box  8 months back

                                                                    How can you say Virginia’s playing style is bad. They just had one bad game. There in the final four this year. Shit happens it doesn’t mean there playing style is bad. Virginia is so fired up and motivated from this lose there going to win it all this year. Just watch.

                                                                    • NatsFan22
                                                                      NatsFan22  8 months back

                                                                      I’m a UVA fan myself, and I almost cried when I saw this game...

                                                                      • Datbluguy28
                                                                        Datbluguy28  8 months back

                                                                        Greatest upset of all time

                                                                        • tiedhalo
                                                                          tiedhalo  8 months back

                                                                          Umbc just caught va on a bad shooting night, if umbc was so good and their coach was so great why are they not back in the tournament this year? Oh cause they had one game that they were worth a damn. Go back to being irrelevant and have fun never pulling something like this ever again.

                                                                          • Kid _Cudi
                                                                            Kid _Cudi  8 months back

                                                                            I don’t watch basketball I just came to say that the title looked like it said n***** maybe it just me ok bye

                                                                            • Henry Mobley
                                                                              Henry Mobley  8 months back

                                                                              No, it would be the Wisconsin vs Oregon game :(

                                                                              • MalhariOfficial
                                                                                MalhariOfficial  8 months back

                                                                                Everyone seems to ignore the fact that the 2 best players of Virginia were injured in ACC tournament right before the start of the NCAA tournament, otherwise this never happens

                                                                                • NBAFade
                                                                                  NBAFade  8 months back

                                                                                  Rip brackets

                                                                                  • Bulalourd the Great
                                                                                    Bulalourd the Great  8 months back

                                                                                    8:17 didn't know pewdiepie played for UMBC

                                                                                    • James Sotack
                                                                                      James Sotack  8 months back

                                                                                      I have played a ton of basketball in my life..but the fundamentals to score are very complex..kudos to these coaches who get 5 guys to understand what’s going on at all times.I think basketball is much more complicated than baseball.

                                                                                      • Trackguy17
                                                                                        Trackguy17  8 months back

                                                                                        You see I’m a uva fan and I was at that game and now I’m a umbc hater and want them all to die.

                                                                                        • Chris Witt
                                                                                          Chris Witt  8 months back

                                                                                          Or you could just appreciate the game for what it is and not be salty. I’m sure you and the Virginia team were laughing at UMBC for thinking they even had a chance. I’m a Duke fan, so I’ve seen some upsets. As a fan, you should appreciate the game that the other team plays. You seem like the kind of guy who “roots for whoever wins.”

                                                                                      • chrispence82
                                                                                        chrispence82  8 months back


                                                                                        • Taj Barnaby
                                                                                          Taj Barnaby  8 months back

                                                                                          I thought it said biggest upset in nigga history

                                                                                          • iPsiiKo Olivier
                                                                                            iPsiiKo Olivier  8 months back

                                                                                            And this kids basketball with 0 iq big mans is supposed to be more helpfull to grow then europe ? Damn i never watch a ncaa game breaked down like that ! Mxtapes > talent for ncaa ! Talent > mixtape for europe ! I mean i was like how du u even get an attemp less then 7 meters from the basket for virginia haha ! Like the other team just had to be close to the 3 shooters and dont even bother about defending not even centers but screeners haha ! It was like 3v5 on offense for virginia ! Give this other team coach and players more credit for actually playing real basketball with real and iq plays to countrr them ! They read in virginia line in an open book ! And for a team who wasnt evzn supposed to be there ! I think u should make a video just on them and the systems used by the coach ! Cause its easy to be the best when u coach peoples like Zion or AD back then the play is give them the ball even incould be coach K xD i could also be the coach on team usa and win gold medal !

                                                                                            • Ninja
                                                                                              Ninja  8 months back

                                                                                              8:16 so we just not going to talk about how he was doing best mates