The Virginia men’s basketball team tweeted a list of notable moments from its 2017-18 season Wednesday morning – including how the Cavaliers were the ACC regular season and tournament champs.
The tweet also mentioned a school-record 31 wins and how UVA earned a No. 1 ranking for the first time in more than three decades.
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But it left out one not-so-little detail about the campaign — its loss to No. 16 seed UMBC in the NCAA tournament — and Twitter was more than willing to point it out.
Virginia’s 74-54 loss to the Retrievers on March 16 in the opening round of the NCAA tournament was the first time in tournament history a No. 16 seed had beaten a No. 1 seed.
Though the responses, including some from UNC and NC State fans, mostly focused on the biggest upset in the tournament’s history, some Wahoos were still able to fire back given that Virginia only lost two games during the regular season.