The first major upset of the college basketball season went down last night at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons took down the #3 ranked Indiana Hoosiers, 71-68 in overtime, in a college sequel to Hoosiers.
The game was technically a home game for the Mastodons, but the crowd was mostly filled with Hoosier fans who made the trip to cheer for the in-state favorite.
Indiana trailed for most of the game, but forced overtime by closing the second half on a 13-3 run.
In the overtime period, the Mastodons were too much for the Hoosiers. Fort Wayne guard John Konchar’s steal of an Indiana in-bounds pass iced the game and the upset. Konchar finished the game with 15 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists.
Let the court stormin’ begin.
El upset de Fort Wayne frente a Indiana es puro college basketball. pic.twitter.com/lkldaU7VhW
— Nacho Juan (@NachoJuanRules) November 23, 2016
One kid who ran onto the court was so psyched about the win, he decided to drink fake bleach. At least we hope it was fake.
— CBS Sports CBB (@CBSSportsCBB) November 23, 2016
Congrats to Fort Wayne on the march madness-esque upset. At least there was something to do in the big city last night.