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Twitter Says The Harvard Dweebs Will Get Crushed By New Mexico, Is Wrong

In getting its first NCAA tournament win in program history, Harvard also carried out a basketball version of Revenge of the Nerds.

The New Mexico Lobos were a 3-seed. The Harvard Crimson were a 14-seed, already overachieving after losing two major players in the preseason due to a cheating scandal. And yet: Harvard pulled off its first tourney win in school history, beating UNM 68-62, much to the disappointment of people calling the Cambridge kids nerds.

16. Here’s when it starts to look like Harvard could pull it off. The tone of the tweets changes a bit.

19. And the best analysis:

20. Which by the end of the game had turned into this:

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