Loyola Chicago busted a lot of brackets in the most dramatic way possible Thursday. With just seconds left on the clock, senior Donte Ingram nailed a deep three to give his team the last-second 64-62 upset win over No. 6 seed Miami.
While the entire section of Loyola fans went nuts, it was Ingram’s dad who had the best reaction.
What dad does when his son hits a buzzer beater in the Big Dance. pic.twitter.com/VLaLxTYBzI
— Andy Staples (@Andy_Staples) March 15, 2018
That’s Ingram’s dad screaming at the court, hugging the man next to him and then shouting a few more words of encouragement at the team.
It’s Sister Jean’s presence that keeps us from calling this the “best” reaction to Loyola’s game-winning shot. And, honestly, who wants to have that debate? We saw two exceptional reactions to a tremendous game-winning shot.
Let’s just enjoy both of them for now.
Loyola will take on No. 3 seed Tennessee in the second round. Just to be safe, Ingram’s dad and Sister Jean might want to start working on their celebrations now. There could be an opportunity to top this.
More March Madness coverage from Yahoo Sports:
• Cinderella’s upset bid ends on physics-defying miss
• Loyola Chicago stuns Miami on last-second shot for upset win
• Oklahoma wastes Young’s heroics in NCAA tournament
• NCAA player winks at NBA legend after insane shot
• Loyola’s 98-year-old nun loved buzzer-beater
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