"Because crazy happened," Little Caesars offered lunch Monday to customers. It's all thanks to UMBC men's basketball team's historic win over Virginia.
Dozens of people waited in a long lines to score the free offer, including those in Towson.
At the start of the NCAA tournament, Little Caesars took to Twitter to place a wager.
— Little Caesars (@littlecaesars) March 16, 2018
Then, it happened. No. 16 UMBC defeated No. 1 Virginia in the first round of the tournament 74-54.
"UMBC was great," said fan Richard Arrington. "I'm so proud of them."
Because "CRAZY HAPPENED" with a #16 beating a #1 (!!!!), everyone in America gets a free #LittleCaesars Lunch Combo on Monday, April 2nd.
— Little Caesars (@littlecaesars) March 17, 2018
Staying true to its word, Little Caesars offered the combo meal for a limited time on Monday.
"This has never happened before and I get free pizza! It's exciting," said fan Mackenzie Cooke.
UMBC didn't advance pass the second round of the tournament after falling to Kansas State 50-43.