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Cinderella Retrievers return home after historic NCAA Tournament

Posted: 4:49 PM, Mar 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-20 14:32:02Z

ABC2 Sports Reporter Shawn Stepner caught up with UMBC forward Nolan Gerrity after the Retrievers returned home on Monday.

UMBC is fresh off a historic NCAA Tournament which saw them become the first No. 16 seed to ever defeat at No. 1 seed. The Retrievers beat top seed Virginia 74-54 on Friday night in the first round of the tournament.

Their Cinderella story came to an end in the second round when they lost to No. 9 Kansas State 50-43.

Gerrity caught the eyes of the nation when the broadcast cameras caught him dancing on the bench during both games. 

 

***CORRECTION: At the :40 mark of the video the correct point differential was UMBC trailing by three points with 1:12 to go in the game.  UMBC was down by one point with about five minutes to play. 

 

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