Gallaudet University was upset last weekend in the North Eastern Athletic Conference tournament by Morrisville State, The Blaze reports.
The loss knocked the team out of contention for a spot in the March Madness tournament.
The team set a record for wins this season but their season closed with the upset by Morrisville State, 72-68, in the semifinals of the NEAC. They came within a three-point shot to tie the game but missed in the final 10 seconds.
But this is more than an ordinary sports story. Nearly the entire Gallaudet team is deaf or has extreme hearing loss; their leading scorer is 100 percent deaf.
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