Middle Tennessee pulled off the biggest upset of this year’s NCAA Tournament on Friday with a stunning 90-81 win over Michigan State to knock the Spartans out in the first round.
The loss sent shockwaves around the sports world and beyond as brackets busted and people reacted to the Spartans stunning loss.
Here are some of the best reactions from around Twitter to Middle Tennessee’s massive upset.
There were athletes, like Michigan State alum Draymond Green, who didn’t take the news very well that their bracket was done.
Well there goes my bracket…Well more importantly my sanity….Ahhhhhhhh somebody wake me up from this nightmare I’m living Right now!!
— Draymond Green (@Money23Green) March 18, 2016
I’m not taking any phone calls today.
— Derrick Mason (@deemason85) March 18, 2016
Michigan’s punter — who famously fumbled the ball against Michigan State, which was recovered for a touchdown — got to finally laugh at the Spartans’ pain.
@mgoblog I could be wrong being Australian.. but they’re a basketball school right?
— Blake O’Neill (@blakewoneill) March 18, 2016
And of course crying Jordan — and Magic — got plenty of run.
late but when I cry mj I cry mj with the utmost quality pic.twitter.com/dSri5WfsWm
— Connor (@alsoconnor) March 18, 2016
March Sadness pic.twitter.com/AE5AEMrxkC
— Bryce Wood (@woodymlb4) March 18, 2016
— Neeta Sreekanth (@NeetaSreekanth) March 18, 2016
— Crying Jordan (@crying_jordan) March 18, 2016
— Ben Jones (@Ben_Jones88) March 18, 2016
— March Maniac (@GetRitchDieRyan) March 18, 2016
— Andrew Stilwell (@stilwell) March 18, 2016
— We take the stairs (@NoEscalators) March 18, 2016
Middle Tennessee just did this to Michigan State. pic.twitter.com/V65iiJRpQH
— Eric Orvieto (@eorvieto) March 18, 2016
Finally, there was your friendly reminder that Vegas always wins.
More money was bet on Michigan St to win NCAA tournament than any other team @LVSuperBook.
— David Payne Purdum (@DavidPurdum) March 18, 2016