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Local U of A fans react to win over St. Mary's

Posted at 10:29 PM, Mar 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-19 01:29:31-04

Bars along University Boulevard packed with University of Arizona fans as they celebrate the Wildcats big win. 

 A sweet victory for U of A fans as they yelled "Bear Down, baby." 

Fans had their eyes glued on the televions at Illegal Pete's as their hearts pumped out of their chest. 

The bar erupting in cheers as fans watched their beloved Wildcats advance to the Sweet 16, beating St. Mary's 60-69.

"We didn't shoot well but it comes down to playing hard and going back to playing Arizona ball, " said one U of A fan. 

One alumni returned to their old stomping grounds for this moment. She says, "It's a great weekend to be here obviously and go Wildcats."

The Wildcats will play Xavier University on Thursday, March 23rd in San Jose, CA.