No more tears for piccolo girl on Tonight Show appearance

March 24, 2015 5:15 PM

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No more tears for piccolo girl on Tonight Show appearance

After her top-seeded Wildcats lost a 71-68 stunner to the Wolfpack in the tournament's third round in Pittsburgh, her band played on -- as most do -- despite many of them feeling anything but perky. CBS Sports, always on the lookout for emotional images from the tournament, locked on the image of Chalifoux's tear-streaked face as she plowed through Villanova's fight song.

Her image caught fire immediately all over the Internet and became the latest in a long line of images enshrined as a meme. Monday, her tears were replaced with smiles as she cashed in the chance of a lifetime. {i: Tonight Show} host Jimmy Fallon, perhaps more web-conscious than other personalities,...

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