Parents of Texas A&M freshman missed their son force OT vs. Northern Iowa because they left early

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Texas A&M pulled off one of the most improbable comebacks in the history of basketball by overcoming a 12-point deficit with less than a minute left. It was truly an “I can’t believe this is happening!” March Madness moment, but there were some people who didn’t witness the craziness.

Freshman Admon Gilder scored the game-tying bucket that forced overtime, which should have sent his parents into a state of pandemonium, but they were too busy getting gas and Mounds bars at a local gas station because they left the arena with a few minutes left in regulation (at the time, the right decision).

When someone at the gas station told Gilder’s parents that their son had tied the game, they stayed and watched the rest of the game on their phone. Hopefully they don’t make the same mistake when A&M squares off against Oklahoma in the Sweet 16.