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 • 770

  • Walter Peter Carreon
    Walter Peter Carreon  1 weeks back

    Now thry are Champions. VT

    • Owen Cook
      Owen Cook  1 weeks back

      Who's watching after Virginia win the 2019 tournament

      • Andrew Furrer
        Andrew Furrer  1 weeks 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?

        • Wicked Twister Gaming
          Wicked Twister Gaming  1 weeks back

          Well done.

          • 0sum gamezzz
            0sum gamezzz  1 weeks 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  1 weeks back

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

              • Linx
                Linx  2 weeks back

                1 year later ...

                • Joe Szulborski
                  Joe Szulborski  2 weeks back

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

                  • Karl Harrelson
                    Karl Harrelson  2 weeks back

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

                    • Will Gramm
                      Will Gramm  2 weeks back

                      Virginia got revenge

                      • HarriHeel113
                        HarriHeel113  2 weeks back

                        And win the national championship the next year

                        • Austin Raiche
                          Austin Raiche  2 weeks back

                          Well now UVA just won it all...

                          • Ben Black
                            Ben Black  2 weeks 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  2 weeks back

                              lol this 'outdated' defense just won the whole championship.

                              • Jack Goff
                                Jack Goff  1 weeks back

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

                              • Karl Harrelson
                                Karl Harrelson  2 weeks back

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

                            • Boston SportsFan
                              Boston SportsFan  2 weeks back

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

                              • FireForest
                                FireForest  2 weeks back

                                We in the National Championship now wooooooo

                                • Ryan
                                  Ryan  2 weeks back

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

                                  • Scotty MSU
                                    Scotty MSU  2 weeks back

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

                                    • Jalen Rose41
                                      Jalen Rose41  3 weeks back

                                      poor number 33 lols

                                      • shane87smith
                                        shane87smith  3 weeks back

                                        Someone send this video to Bruce Pearl

                                        • Romi Arkan
                                          Romi Arkan  3 weeks 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  3 weeks back

                                            Pack line wants to influence middle penetration over baseline.

                                            • plusEV
                                              plusEV  3 weeks back

                                              Not even the biggest upset of UVa

                                              • Sophie Llanos
                                                Sophie Llanos  3 weeks back

                                                Excellent breakdown man!

                                                • Isaac Stafford
                                                  Isaac Stafford  3 weeks 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  3 weeks back

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

                                                    • Boxster Box
                                                      Boxster Box  3 weeks 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  3 weeks back

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

                                                        • Datbluguy28
                                                          Datbluguy28  3 weeks back

                                                          Greatest upset of all time

                                                          • tiedhalo
                                                            tiedhalo  3 weeks 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  3 weeks 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

                                                              • Maraud Odd
                                                                Maraud Odd  3 weeks back

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

                                                                • MalhariOfficial
                                                                  MalhariOfficial  3 weeks 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 weeks back

                                                                    Rip brackets

                                                                    • Bulalourd the Great
                                                                      Bulalourd the Great  4 weeks back

                                                                      8:17 didn't know pewdiepie played for UMBC

                                                                      • James Sotack
                                                                        James Sotack  4 weeks 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.

                                                                        • Sprayerking
                                                                          Sprayerking  4 weeks 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  3 weeks 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 weeks back


                                                                          • Taj Barnaby
                                                                            Taj Barnaby  4 weeks back

                                                                            I thought it said biggest upset in nigga history

                                                                            • iPsiiKo Olivier
                                                                              iPsiiKo Olivier  4 weeks 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 weeks back

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

                                                                                • Anthony Heller
                                                                                  Anthony Heller  4 weeks 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😂

                                                                                  • Zombs Royale Gaming
                                                                                    Zombs Royale Gaming  4 weeks back

                                                                                    R.I.P bracket

                                                                                    • William Groves
                                                                                      William Groves  4 weeks back

                                                                                      Very informative, good job.

                                                                                      • David Pistolero
                                                                                        David Pistolero  4 weeks back

                                                                                        Coach, can you do a video before the game and predict something for once?? It's very easy to do retrospective analysis. Just sayin'

                                                                                      • alex042687
                                                                                        alex042687  4 weeks back

                                                                                        Virginia foot speed was too slow. . .

                                                                                        • Cy White
                                                                                          Cy White  4 weeks back


                                                                                          • EricSmyth14
                                                                                            EricSmyth14  4 weeks back

                                                                                            Had no idea basketball was this much of a mind game

                                                                                            • Jacob
                                                                                              Jacob  3 weeks back

                                                                                              +Sophie Llanos haha yep

                                                                                            • Sophie Llanos
                                                                                              Sophie Llanos  3 weeks back

                                                                                              +Jacob u were right

                                                                                            • Jacob
                                                                                              Jacob  4 weeks back

                                                                                              its all about strategy in most sports, thats why usually a team with all superstars who don't play well together will usually never end up winning. probably like duke this year; they almost lost to ucf, probably won't end up winning

                                                                                            • LVE 2001
                                                                                              LVE 2001  4 weeks back

                                                                                              EricSmyth14 😂 your mind will blow after learning about soccer/football ⚽️