Princeton Player In Iconic Photo Jumps For Joy Again As Coach In NCAA Tournament Shocker

Nearly three many years after his well-known photograph, Princeton basketball coach Mitch Henderson was nonetheless leaping ― however not fairly as excessive ― after the No. 15 seed Tigers surprised No. 2 Arizona within the NCAA Tournament on Thursday for the most important upset of the day. (Watch the video under.)

Henderson was featured in a 1996 photograph leaping for pleasure as some extent guard on Princeton’s Thirteenth-seeded staff after defeating No. 4 UCLA, the defending champion, within the first spherical of March Madness. The image is on show at Princeton’s apply facility.

But the circumstances for Henderson getting off the bottom on Thursday had been a tad totally different.

Watch the coach be part of his gamers in a mosh pit of kinds in a delirious locker room celebration after their 59-55 win.

Reminded of the victory over UCLA in a postgame interview, Henderson stated: “That was a long time ago.”

But many shops remembered.

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