How do you know it's March?
You could look at a calendar, obviously. Or take note that the sun in rising earlier and setting later. Thursday night's Virginia-Louisville basketball game was another indication.
Crazy things happen in college basketball during the month of March, and it's unlikely that anything will top this.
Top-ranked Virginia trailed by four points when Ty Jerome was fouled while shooting a three-pointer with 0.9 seconds left .* Jerome made two free throws, but the Cavaliers committed a lane violation and trailed 66-64.
*Yep, there is no reason to defend the shot at that point in the game.
Louisville just had to inbound the ball to secure the victory, and Deng Adel thought he could run along the baseline. He couldn't. Adel was called for traveling. Virginia got the ball back and DeAndre Hunter made a three-pointer — on a bank shot, of course — at the buzzer.
Here is how the wild finish unfolded: