'Crazy Happened:' Little Caesars offers free pizza after historic upset

March Madness 2018 Biggest upsets in NCAA tournament history

The Retrievers became the first No. 16 seed to knock off a No. 1More

Pizza lovers across America picked up a big win, too.

Little Caesars promised fans a free lunch if any No. 16 teams beat a No. 1 team on Thursday or Friday- and UMBC did just that. The company also says that if the order comes after 1 p.m., even if you're in line at 1, you're out of luck, not unlike Virginia, the top-seeded team that fell Friday night. Get twice-daily updates on what the St. Louis business community is talking about.

The free lunch combo includes 4 slices of DEEP!DEEP!TM Dish pepperoni pizza and a 20 ounce Pepsi product. You can read the full terms and conditions here. Offer good during each Participating Store's 11:30 a.m.to 1:00 p.m. window on April 2, 2018 or while supplies last, whichever occurs first.

Despite the heartbreak of a broken bracket, Little Caesars hopes UVA fans can muster up an appetite for some humble pie. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Custom orders are not available as Promotional Item. There is a free pizza waiting to ease your sorrow.

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