‘Crazy Happened’: Little Caesars offers free pizza after historic upset

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Little Caesars made a promise: if a 16-seed wins in the NCAA Tournament, it will give out free food.

And after the University of Maryland-Baltimore County stunned Virginia on Friday, the pizza chain is keeping their promise.

On its Facebook page on Thursday, the company announced it would offer a free lunch combo if the underdog won. It seemed like a safe bet, as the top-seeded teams have won in all 135 previous meetings in the men’s basketball tournament.

On Friday, UMBC became the first 16-seed to upset a 1-seed in tournament history.

The company made another post early Saturday morning, announcing it would deliver on their promise:

Because "CRAZY HAPPENED" with a #16 beating a #1 (!!!!), everyone in America gets a free Little Caesars Lunch Combo on…

Posted by Little Caesars on Friday, March 16, 2018

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