What Jim Larranaga said after Miami’s dramatic loss vs. Loyola-Chicago in NCAA Tournament

Donte Ingram drilled the game-winning 3-pointer with 0.3 seconds left, as No. 11 Loyola-Chicago (29-5) stunned No. 6 Miami (22-10) 64-62 in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament.

Loyola advances to face No. 3 Tennessee (26-8) on Saturday in the second round of the South region from American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

At halftime the game was tied at 28 after a jumper by Miami’s Dejan Vasiljevic.

Lonnie Walker led Miami with 12 points. Clayton Custer finished with 14 points for Loyola.

A 3-pointer by Custer tied the game at 60 with 1:17 remaining. Miami responded with a corner mid-range jumper by JaQuan Newton to retake the lead with 44 seconds left.

With 26 seconds to go, Marques Townes made one out of two free throws to trim the deficit to one point.

After the second free throw was missed however, Walker dribbled the ball out of bounds to give Loyola possession.

Loyola missed a pair of layups and with nine seconds left fouled Walker, who couldn’t convert his free in the one-and-one scenario.

Loyola grabbed the rebound and pushed the ball up the floor for the game-winning 3-pointer at the top of arc from Ingram.

Sam Waardenburg’s full-court pass with 0.3 seconds was broken up to clinch Loyola’s first NCAA Tournament victory since 1985.

Here’s what Miami coach Jim Larranaga said after the dramatic defeat:

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