The New Jersey Institute of Technology, previously known only as that team that went 0-29 in 2007-08, scored the upset of the college basketball season with a 72-70 stunner against 17th-ranked Michigan on Saturday in Ann Arbor.
The NJIT Highlanders, who hail from Newark, are the only independent program in the country, having joined Division I just seven years ago.
Damon Lynn scored 20 points, including six 3-pointers, and Ky Howard and Winfield Willis had 17 points apiece.
The Highlanders shot 59 percent from the floor 65 percent from 3-point range.
You can see the full box score here.
Per SB Nation, NJIT had only ever played two teams ranked in the top 50 on KenPom — No. 16 Georgetown in 2011-12 and No. 46 Villanova in 2012-13.
More fun info is rolling in steadily from the Twitterverse:
With the win over Michigan, NJIT is undefeated vs ranked teams. The Highlanders had never played a top 25 opponent since going D1.— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 6, 2014
Appalachian State was a 33-point underdog when it beat Michigan football team. NJIT was 24.5-point underdog today.— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) December 6, 2014
NJIT's win over Michigan as a 24.5 point dog is the biggest upset in terms of the spread since 2007 (Gardner Webb +26 at Kentucky in 2007).— Bet Labs Sports (@Bet_Labs) December 6, 2014
Today marks just the third time #Michigan has lost straight up as a 10+ point favorite (2/27/13 at Penn State, 11/24/13 vs. Charlotte)— Bet Labs Sports (@Bet_Labs) December 6, 2014