The first day of NCAA Tournament games featured some great and awful moments.
Lowlights are always more fun than highlights, especially on a day that featured no buzzer beaters. And with that, we give you this horrendous airball by St. Mary’s forward Beau Levesque.
Dude didn’t even come close. Flat out forgot how to play sports for a hot second.
The ball barely kisses the net and causes famed play-by-play man Verne Lundquist to almost lose his lunch on the spot.
“Oh what a poor shot. Ooooh my goodness,” called Lunquist, who sounded physically ill after being forced to watch such an abomination.
Highlights/lowlights (depending on who you picked):
Harvard won their first ever tournament game, beating No. 3 seed New Mexico.
No. 14 seeded Davidson gave away a potential second 14-over-three upset of the day as Marquette nailed three late threes and made a layup with one second remaining, taking advantage of an unfortunate Davidson turnover with six seconds left.
Gonzaga almost became the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 seed before winning late by six points over Southern.
Two 12-versus-five seed games ended in upsets, with Cal beating UNLV and Oregon defeating Oklahoma State.
Butler hung on for the close win over upset-prone Bucknell.
Louisville, Syracuse and VCU looked like they were scrimmaging JV teams, winning by 31, 47 and 46 points, respectively.