March Sadness: Disappointment at the Big Dance

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It’s always tough saying goodbye. Witness the disappointment on the court during the 2019 NCAA Tournament.

<p>Zion Williamson #1 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts in the locker room after his teams 68-67 loss to the Michigan State Spartans in the East Regional game of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Capital One Arena on March 31, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) </p>
Michigan State topples Duke

Zion Williamson #1 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts in the locker room after his teams 68-67 loss to the Michigan State Spartans in the East Regional game of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Capital One Arena on March 31, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

<p>Bryce Brown #2 of the Auburn Tigers reacts after being defeated by the Virginia Cavaliers 63-62 during the 2019 NCAA Final Four semifinal at U.S. Bank Stadium on April 6, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) </p>
Auburn loses title bid to Virginia

Bryce Brown #2 of the Auburn Tigers reacts after being defeated by the Virginia Cavaliers 63-62 during the 2019 NCAA Final Four semifinal at U.S. Bank Stadium on April 6, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

<p>New Mexico State guard Trevelin Queen falls to the court after missing the final shot in the second half during a first round men’s college basketball game against Auburn in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (Rick Bowmer/AP) </p>
New Mexico falls to Auburn

New Mexico State guard Trevelin Queen falls to the court after missing the final shot in the second half during a first round men’s college basketball game against Auburn in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (Rick Bowmer/AP)

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<p>Bradley forward Elijah Childs reacts at the end of a first round men’s college basketball game against Michigan State in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. Michigan State won 76-65. (Charlie Neibergall/AP) </p>
Bradley’s Childs buries head after loss

Bradley forward Elijah Childs reacts at the end of a first round men’s college basketball game against Michigan State in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. Michigan State won 76-65. (Charlie Neibergall/AP)

<p>Nick Weiler-Babb #1 of the Iowa State Cyclones reacts after being defeated by the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first round game of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at BOK Center on March 22, 2019 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) </p>
Ohio State upsets Iowa State

Nick Weiler-Babb #1 of the Iowa State Cyclones reacts after being defeated by the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first round game of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at BOK Center on March 22, 2019 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

<p>Head coach Leonard Hamilton of the Florida State Seminoles looks on during the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament West Regional game against the Gonzaga Bulldogs at Honda Center on March 28, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) </p>
Florida State falls to Gonzaga

Head coach Leonard Hamilton of the Florida State Seminoles looks on during the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament West Regional game against the Gonzaga Bulldogs at Honda Center on March 28, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

<p>Jeremy Miller #11 and Vasa Pusica #4 of the Northeastern Huskies react on the bench during the second half against the Kansas Jayhawks in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Vivint Smart Home Arena on March 21, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images) </p>
Northeastern’s Miller and Pusica look on during second half

Jeremy Miller #11 and Vasa Pusica #4 of the Northeastern Huskies react on the bench during the second half against the Kansas Jayhawks in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Vivint Smart Home Arena on March 21, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

<p>Admiral Schofield #5 of the Tennessee Volunteers reacts after losing to the Purdue Boilermakers in overtime of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament South Regional at the KFC YUM! Center on March 28, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) </p>
Tennessee comes back, but can’t topple Purdue

Admiral Schofield #5 of the Tennessee Volunteers reacts after losing to the Purdue Boilermakers in overtime of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament South Regional at the KFC YUM! Center on March 28, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

<p>Justin Jenifer #3 and Cane Broome #15 of the Cincinnati Bearcats hug head coach Mick Cronin after being defeated by the Iowa Hawkeyes 79-72 in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. </p>
Cincinnati hits the end of the line

Justin Jenifer #3 and Cane Broome #15 of the Cincinnati Bearcats hug head coach Mick Cronin after being defeated by the Iowa Hawkeyes 79-72 in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio.

<p>Yale’s Blake Reynolds, left, and Azar Swain console each other after losing 79-74 to LSU in a first round men’s college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, in Jacksonville, Fla. Thursday, March 21, 2019. (John Raoux/AP) </p>
Yale consolation

Yale’s Blake Reynolds, left, and Azar Swain console each other after losing 79-74 to LSU in a first round men’s college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, in Jacksonville, Fla. Thursday, March 21, 2019. (John Raoux/AP)

<p>Louisville’s Darius Perry (2) and Steven Enoch (23) walk off the court following their 86-76 loss to Minnesota in a first round men’s college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March 21, 2019. (Nati Harnik/AP) </p>
Louisville loses to Minnesota

Louisville’s Darius Perry (2) and Steven Enoch (23) walk off the court following their 86-76 loss to Minnesota in a first round men’s college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March 21, 2019. (Nati Harnik/AP)

<p>Dylan Windler #3 of the Belmont Bruins reacts after missing the final shot of the game for a 79-77 loss against the Maryland Terrapins during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at VyStar Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on March 21, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) </p>
Windler misses final shot for Belmont

Dylan Windler #3 of the Belmont Bruins reacts after missing the final shot of the game for a 79-77 loss against the Maryland Terrapins during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at VyStar Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on March 21, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

<p>Marquette’s Joey Hauser, middle, covers his face as teammates Theo John, left, and Joseph Chartouny, right, sit next to him during the second half of a first-round game against Murray State in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. Murray State won 83-64. (Elise Amendola/AP) </p>
Marquette’s Hauser buries his head

Marquette’s Joey Hauser, middle, covers his face as teammates Theo John, left, and Joseph Chartouny, right, sit next to him during the second half of a first-round game against Murray State in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. Murray State won 83-64. (Elise Amendola/AP)

<p>Malik Fitts #24 of the Saint Mary’s Gaels walks off the court after being defeated by the Villanova Wildcats during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at XL Center on March 21, 2019 in Hartford, Connecticut. Villanova defeated Saint Mary’s 61-57. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) </p>
Saint Mary’s Fitts walks away

Malik Fitts #24 of the Saint Mary’s Gaels walks off the court after being defeated by the Villanova Wildcats during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at XL Center on March 21, 2019 in Hartford, Connecticut. Villanova defeated Saint Mary’s 61-57. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

<p>Tucker Richardson #15 of the Colgate Raiders reacts after being defeated by the Tennessee Volunteers 77-70 in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. </p>
Tennessee defeats Colgate

Tucker Richardson #15 of the Colgate Raiders reacts after being defeated by the Tennessee Volunteers 77-70 in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio.

<p>Head coach Greg Herenda of the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights embraces Mike Holloway Jr. #34 after their 49-87 loss to the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Vivint Smart Home Arena on March 21, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images) </p>
Dickinson coach Herenda hugs it out

Head coach Greg Herenda of the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights embraces Mike Holloway Jr. #34 after their 49-87 loss to the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Vivint Smart Home Arena on March 21, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

<p>Robin Duncan #4 of the Vermont Catamounts looks on from the court near his brother Ernie Duncan #20 while playing the Florida State Seminoles during their first round game of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at XL Center on March 21, 2019 in Hartford, Connecticut. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) </p>
Vermont exits the first round

Robin Duncan #4 of the Vermont Catamounts looks on from the court near his brother Ernie Duncan #20 while playing the Florida State Seminoles during their first round game of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at XL Center on March 21, 2019 in Hartford, Connecticut. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

<p>Wisconsin forward Ethan Happ (22) looks on in the final seconds of the game between the Wisconsin Badgers and the Oregon Ducks in their NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship first round game on March 22, 2019, at SAP Center at San Jose in San Jose, CA. </p>
Wisconsin falls to Oregon

Wisconsin forward Ethan Happ (22) looks on in the final seconds of the game between the Wisconsin Badgers and the Oregon Ducks in their NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship first round game on March 22, 2019, at SAP Center at San Jose in San Jose, CA.

<p>Quincy McKnight #0 of the Seton Hall Pirates reacts in the second half against the Wofford Terriers during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on March 21, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. </p>
Seton Hall reaches end of the road

Quincy McKnight #0 of the Seton Hall Pirates reacts in the second half against the Wofford Terriers during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on March 21, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida.

<p>Marcus Evans #2 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams reacts after his teams 73-58 loss to the UCF Knights in the second half during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Colonial Life Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) </p>
VCU defeated by UCF

Marcus Evans #2 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams reacts after his teams 73-58 loss to the UCF Knights in the second half during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Colonial Life Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

<p>Asante Gist #3 of the Iona Gaels embraces teammate Rickey McGill #0 after their 73-88 loss to the North Carolina Tar Heels in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. </p>
NCU stops Iona

Asante Gist #3 of the Iona Gaels embraces teammate Rickey McGill #0 after their 73-88 loss to the North Carolina Tar Heels in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio.

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