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

  • Sri Varshith Ravella
    Sri Varshith Ravella  3 weeks 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  4 weeks back

      2nd biggest upset after Norfolk St.

      • TheDarkenedLightGem
        TheDarkenedLightGem  1 months back

        Virginia went from this to winning a title.

        • btrims02
          btrims02  2 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  2 months back

            and in 2019 they won the ncaa. period

            • Walter Peter Carreon
              Walter Peter Carreon  3 months back

              Now thry are Champions. VT

              • Owen Cook
                Owen Cook  3 months back

                Who's watching after Virginia win the 2019 tournament

                • Andrew Furrer
                  Andrew Furrer  3 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?

                  • iDioticduDe
                    iDioticduDe  3 months back

                    Well done.

                    • 0sum gamezzz
                      0sum gamezzz  3 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  3 months back

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

                        • FinesseG
                          FinesseG  3 months back

                          1 year later ...

                          • Joe Szulborski
                            Joe Szulborski  3 months back

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

                            • Karl Harrelson
                              Karl Harrelson  3 months back

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

                              • Will Gramm
                                Will Gramm  3 months back

                                Virginia got revenge

                                • HarriHeel113
                                  HarriHeel113  3 months back

                                  And win the national championship the next year

                                  • Austin Raiche
                                    Austin Raiche  3 months back

                                    Well now UVA just won it all...

                                    • Ben Black
                                      Ben Black  3 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  3 months back

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

                                        • Jack Goff
                                          Jack Goff  3 months back

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

                                        • Karl Harrelson
                                          Karl Harrelson  3 months back

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

                                      • Boston SportsFan
                                        Boston SportsFan  3 months back

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

                                        • FireForest
                                          FireForest  4 months back

                                          We in the National Championship now wooooooo

                                          • Ayiii
                                            Ayiii  4 months back

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

                                            • Scotty MSU
                                              Scotty MSU  4 months back

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

                                              • Jalen Rose41
                                                Jalen Rose41  4 months back

                                                poor number 33 lols

                                                • shane87smith
                                                  shane87smith  4 months back

                                                  Someone send this video to Bruce Pearl

                                                  • Romi Arkan
                                                    Romi Arkan  4 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  4 months back

                                                      Pack line wants to influence middle penetration over baseline.

                                                      • plusEV
                                                        plusEV  4 months back

                                                        Not even the biggest upset of UVa

                                                        • ButterCupSophie
                                                          ButterCupSophie  4 months back

                                                          Excellent breakdown man!

                                                          • Isaac Stafford
                                                            Isaac Stafford  4 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  4 months back

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

                                                              • Boxster Box
                                                                Boxster Box  4 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.

                                                                • Jeff The Pro
                                                                  Jeff The Pro  4 months back

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

                                                                  • Datbluguy28
                                                                    Datbluguy28  4 months back

                                                                    Greatest upset of all time

                                                                    • tiedhalo
                                                                      tiedhalo  4 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  4 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  4 months back

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

                                                                          • MalhariOfficial
                                                                            MalhariOfficial  4 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

                                                                            • SealMusic
                                                                              SealMusic  4 months back

                                                                              Rip brackets

                                                                              • Bulalourd the Great
                                                                                Bulalourd the Great  4 months back

                                                                                8:17 didn't know pewdiepie played for UMBC

                                                                                • James Sotack
                                                                                  James Sotack  4 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  4 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  4 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  4 months back


                                                                                    • Taj Barnaby
                                                                                      Taj Barnaby  4 months back

                                                                                      I thought it said biggest upset in nigga history

                                                                                      • iPsiiKo Olivier
                                                                                        iPsiiKo Olivier  4 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  4 months back

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

                                                                                          • Anthony Heller
                                                                                            Anthony Heller  4 months back

                                                                                            UMBC is such an unknown school that he didn’t even say the right Odom- he said Dave, UMBC’s coach is actually Ryan Odom😂

                                                                                            • [VR] Alex Is America
                                                                                              [VR] Alex Is America  4 months back

                                                                                              R.I.P bracket