Whitefish Bay's Joe Sherburne makes March Madness history with UMBC's win over top-seeded Virginia

Posted: 2:03 PM, Mar 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-17 19:15:02Z

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A Wisconsin native has just helped pulled off what many are calling the most surprising upset in college basketball history at the start of March Madness.

Last night, the University of Maryland-Baltimore County stunned the sports world by trouncing Virginia 74-54 -- to become the first No. 16 seed ever to beat a No. 1 seed in the men's NCAA Tournament.

In the middle of the madness, was Whitefish Bay native Joe Sherburne

Sherburne is a junior and plays guard for the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. He was the second-leading scorer for the team and finished the game with 14 points, six rebounds, and a pair of assists. 

"We go into every game thinking we have a chance to win," Sherburne told the Associated Press."Kansas State won, right? They're a really good team too. We have another big challenge ahead of us on Sunday."

Sherburne and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers will face No. 9 seed Kansas State on Sunday in the second round.

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