The Secret Behind the Greatest Upset in College Basketball History
People now know the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, as the ultimate Cinderella, an overnight social media sensation, the team that magically emerged as the first No. 16 seed to defeat a No. 1 seed in the history of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. But our story is far less fairy tale than it is classic American dream. Our magic comes from questioning expectations, putting in the hard work, and staying focused.
Originally published: March 18, 2018
Author: Freeman Hrabowski
Institution: University of Maryland Baltimore County
Published by: The Atlantic