Virginia beat Syracuse 72-69 on an awesome shot Thursday afternoon.
With less than a second remaining on the clock and the game tied at 69-69, Reece Beekman fired a three pointer that was in the air when the buzzer went off for the win. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
Watch the awesome closing seconds play out in the video below.
???? VIRGINIA WINS IT AT THE BUZZER ???? pic.twitter.com/pwj6BeTSEi
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 11, 2021
First and foremost, that was an awesome shot from Beekman and a great win for Tony Bennett and the Cavaliers. They’re balling!
Secondly, this is really bad news for Syracuse. Right now, they’re right on the bubble. Depending on who you ask, they’re either just in or just out.
If they had beaten the Cavaliers today, they would have 100% been in. After that shot, Syracuse might be watching March Madness from home.
HOOS WIN! Reece Beekman hits a 3⃣ at the buzzer as 1-seed Virginia advances to the ACC Semifinals with a 72-69 win over Syracuse!
— Virginia Men’s Basketball (@UVAMensHoops) March 11, 2021
Welcome to life in the world of college basketball.
Now, Syracuse better hope like hell there’s no major upsets that result in an auto-bid for a team currently not expected to get in. They need all the help they can get at this point.