Huskies fans celebrate hoops win prematurely

Written by


February 15, 2010

6:01 PM

Psych! Northeastern fans received a cruel let-down after the Tribe squeaked by the Huskies to win Saturday’s basketball game. According to a blog post by Northeastern sophomore Darren Costa, students at an NU-UMass hockey game were following the hoops game on their cell phones when William and Mary scored a basket 3.7 seconds before the buzzer to pull out a one-point win. The College’s live stat tracker accidentally input the points for NU, and the hockey crowd burst out in cheers, thinking they had won 54-51 — until the score was corrected against their favor.

“Hoops fans are left without words,” Costa wrote. “I immediately sat down. I couldn’t fathom what just happened. I still can’t get over it. The fans who were just celebrating the win put their hands on their heads or cover their faces.”

Share This Article

Related News

College, RBC unveil program aimed at helping low-income students transfer more easily
Power outage, Boutetourt Complex evacuation costs College $63,000
Publix to expand Virginia locations, move in on Monticello Avenue

About Author

The Flat Hat
  • The Flat Hat

Leave A Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *