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An unlikely champion silences the critics

Just 15-16 a few days ago, Chattanooga has on its dancing shoes now

Updated: March 13, 2009, 11:18 AM ET
By Chris Low | ESPN.com

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- As the final seconds ticked down Monday night in the Southern Conference championship game, a guy stood behind the Chattanooga bench holding up a sign that read simply: Believe.

"Unbelievable" would have worked, too.

Who was this Chattanooga team about to advance to just its second NCAA tournament since that magical Sweet 16 run a dozen years ago?

Even Mocs coach John Shulman admitted that the only people who believed back in January ...

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