The worst college basketball game was so historically awful, a ranked team scored just 24 points

  • Published on Mar 18, 2019
  • Do you ever forget where you put your keys? Or the name of a friend-of-a-friend? What about how to play a game that you've been practicing, thinking about, living and breathing for your entire life? That's what happened in February 2019, when Virginia Tech and N.C. State played each other in a game that was supposed to be basketball but rarely resembled the sport. Both teams were ranked, both teams were great shooters, and yet they combined for a game so terrible that it was a complete blowout EVEN WITH the winning side only scoring 47 points. Woof.
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    Shot and edited by Joe Ali
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  • BB Death note
    BB Death note 5 days ago

    Was this game rigged or something?

  • Sfg116
    Sfg116 6 days ago

    Lol this game was an anomaly. NC St. started the season red hot 13-1, but they eventually didn’t even make the tourney and lost to Lipscomb (lol) in the NIT!! Va Tech lost to Duke in the sweet 16

  • Bill Williams
    Bill Williams 6 days ago

    Can you pronounce Raleigh correctly?

  • Sitruk
    Sitruk 6 days ago

    my old middle school averaged higher scores lmao

  • matt f
    matt f 8 days ago

    We don’t need to see you.

  • brighterwest
    brighterwest 9 days ago

    Worse then this 2008 George Washington beats St. Louis 49-20. Slu shoots 14% from the field only makes 7 baskets and goes on a 18 minute stretch with no baskets. They had 10 points with ten minutes left in the game.

  • RespectProcess
    RespectProcess 11 days ago

    like any good train wreck some times its impossible to tear yourself away...

    im not sure you meant to say what you actually said there

  • Max Malten
    Max Malten 13 days ago

    It was a double rim for sure

  • joshuabelmonte12
    joshuabelmonte12 14 days ago

    Normally most of the bad games highlighted here was just great defense on display. But this.....this was terrible

  • ReyJ
    ReyJ 16 days ago

    Maybe we should credit the defense instead of calling the game awful whenever theres a low scoring game

  • Sebastian Nicholas
    Sebastian Nicholas 17 days ago

    Are we sure it wasn't the baskets if BOTH teams were super bad?

  • PhilyB
    PhilyB 18 days ago

    Yea... I’m an NC State fan, and I was there. Eventually it all just became laughter and a few moments of “thank God I didn’t pay for these tickets!”

  • gnarlyandy1
    gnarlyandy1 18 days ago

    Was there a really big monoxide leak poisoning on the court or something?

  • 26
    26 21 day ago

    Was NC State trying to make a statement, or were they one of those teams that lived and died by the three?

  • Alex DreamStar
    Alex DreamStar 25 days ago

    2018-2019 have the worst basketBall college ever

  • Jeff Zhou
    Jeff Zhou 26 days ago

    If your shot isn't falling drive to the basket. There were so many bad misses in this game like all the players thought they were Steph Curry or something

  • Ritvik Dutta
    Ritvik Dutta 28 days ago +1

    What the heck is the platonic idea of basketball? Is there a non-platonic, sexual idea I have been missing out on?

  • SubQuinnIG
    SubQuinnIG 28 days ago

    4:30 my favourite was the guy all the way to the right and the third person up who just either seems to be amused at this low score, or he is studying to be an air host, y’know those air hosts that look forcefully happy all the time.

  • nightwardrace
    nightwardrace Month ago

    Someone definitely had a lot of $$$ on the under and made sure it happened

  • greg heffley
    greg heffley Month ago

    This makes me wonder why I can't get a D1 scholarship

  • AwkwardTurtle Potato
    AwkwardTurtle Potato Month ago +3

    I legit remember watching this at my uncle’s house (NC State fan) and being like “What are they doing?!?!!?”.

  • The Doctor Professor

    Some people will call this a defense battle.

  • Roberto Michel-Rios

    I feel like I just watched a WNBA game.

  • Matthew Sawczyn
    Matthew Sawczyn Month ago

    Maybe the Monstars took their powers
    , and there was simultaneously a basketball game for the fate of our planet that night which we'll never know about

  • Tanise Cole
    Tanise Cole Month ago

    I remember wasting 2 hours of time just hoping it would get better

  • Michael Pietrzak
    Michael Pietrzak Month ago

    To really determine the worst game, look for the number of unforced turnovers and lack of effort. Not sure that was this game.

  • Mike Honcho
    Mike Honcho Month ago

    Jim Valvano would be ashamed!

  • Mr. Baksu
    Mr. Baksu Month ago

    Games like this make the WNBA seem worhwhile to watch

  • Dark Knight
    Dark Knight Month ago

    Its not Just the worst college basketball of all time...Its the Worst basketball game of all time literally overall...

  • Sam M
    Sam M Month ago

    I assume you had to actually watch this train wreck in order to make this vid ..... multiple times, in fact. For that I will say, from all of us, we are so very sorry. Your pain garnered us an enjoyable video and we are thankful but sir, there is no need to torture yourself so for our entertainment.

    Who am I kidding, I can't wait for the next video about some dumpster fire or another that you will make entertaining for us!

  • SeanA118
    SeanA118 Month ago +1

    I love these videos. How come they are on hiatus?

  • Fred Davis
    Fred Davis Month ago

    At least the gal in the band made use of the time, by getting on her precious phone4:27 Otherwise, she might have had to wait another 30 minutes give or take. These colleges now days are already overwhelmed with grief counseling.

  • drew does drums
    drew does drums Month ago


  • ItzPeanut13
    ItzPeanut13 Month ago

    Unc all the way now !

  • ItzPeanut13
    ItzPeanut13 Month ago

    Well not anymore...

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  • Mike Riley
    Mike Riley Month ago

    Zion? Expert gameplay usually comes with a ring.

  • Samuel Keay
    Samuel Keay Month ago

    virginia travelled to raleigh - virginia was established by a man named raleigh. thought i'd mention

  • JB14
    JB14 Month ago

    I guess they forgot they put up a double rim in the game

  • Dave East
    Dave East Month ago

    I think I’d quit basketball after a pass like that

  • hiking a
    hiking a Month ago +2

    The monstars took their powers

  • Nathan Elmore
    Nathan Elmore Month ago

    Way to go "Rally, NC"!!!

  • Andy Wounds
    Andy Wounds Month ago

    Gambling investigation should be saught out in this one.

  • Jeremy Russell
    Jeremy Russell Month ago

    Yet this was the biggest sporting abortion that weekend

  • Gody P
    Gody P Month ago

    Bout as entertaining as an average game of soccer

  • Wyatt Jones
    Wyatt Jones Month ago

    I watched this game

  • Fuck Ass 99
    Fuck Ass 99 Month ago

    Still more entertaining than a WNBA game.

  • Slicor01
    Slicor01 Month ago +1

    Just wanna say, as a Raleigh native, it’s pronounced Rah-Leigh. The a is soft

  • Bull Shit
    Bull Shit Month ago

    Wtf did I just watch.. I could of swore this was a wnba game AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

  • Kevin Zhang
    Kevin Zhang 2 months ago

    5:42 that man's last name is Outlaw?!

  • Aleksandar Radeka
    Aleksandar Radeka 2 months ago

    its fixed game, i see no other explanation

  • chefy
    chefy 2 months ago +1

    Space Jam 2 Trailer

  • 100,000 subs without A video

    You forgot about every WNBA game

  • Thor Jenkins
    Thor Jenkins 2 months ago

    Bring out the paddle coach. Time for some corporal punishment.

  • On Call
    On Call 2 months ago

    Apparently nearly all of the "worst" things that ever happened in Sports took place since 2000. This series should be called "the worst that we can remember."
    Also, why do you say "the year of our lord?" Stop that.

  • Itz_Ryugium
    Itz_Ryugium 2 months ago

    I can score better than this😂😂😂

  • Vance Peiffer
    Vance Peiffer 2 months ago

    My 5th grade AAU games