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CofC men's basketball makes huge comeback in overtime, moves on to NCAA tourney

Fans storm the court after the College of Charleston men's basketball team win Tuesday night. (WCIV)

The College of Charleston men's basketball team made an outstanding comeback Tuesday night at the North Charleston Coliseum.

The cougars turned out a nail-biting win against Northeastern in overtime, with a final score of 83-76. They had been down 17 points.

With the win, the cougars secured the CAA’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. It's the first time the team has advanced to the NCAA tournament since 1999.

The victory led to an avalanche of social media posts.

Watch a live stream of the crowd rushing the court just seconds after the cougars secured the win at ABC News 4's Facebook page HERE.

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