Princeton stuns Arizona for huge March Madness upset
This year's March Madness upset came early as Arizona blew a large lead, losing to 15-seed Princeton late in the second half.
Tosan Evbuomwan and Princeton hit a late run in the second half, achieving a huge upset early on during March Madness.
2-seed Arizona lost a 10-point lead to lower-ranked 15-seed Princeton, grabbing the school's first NCAA Tournament win in 25 years.
Princeton took down the University of Arizona Wildcats 59–55.
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“Pretty surreal feeling,” guard Matt Allocco said. “To beat a great team like that on this stage is a pretty special feeling. But also, I can’t say I’m surprised. This team has been so good all year, so gritty. On paper, it’s going to look like a big upset. But we believe in each other, and we think we’re a really good team. When we’re at our best, then I think we can beat anybody in the country.”
The 15th-seeded Tigers (22-9) scored the final nine points, holding the Pac-12 Tournament champion scoreless over the final 4:43.Tosan Evbuomwan scored 15 points in Princeton's first tournament victory since beating UNLV in 1998, when Henderson was a player for the Tigers.
Additional reporting from the Associated Press.
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