Little Caesars Pizza offered free lunch on Monday after losing a March Madness bet.
The pizza chain promised it would give out free pizza if a No. 16 seed beat a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
On March 16, the unlikely scenario came true when the University of Maryland, Baltimore County defeated the Virginia Cavaliers 74-54.
Little Caesars gave out $5 Hot-N-Ready pizza combos at no cost Monday, April 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., while supplies lasted. The deal included a deep dish pepperoni pizza and a 20-ounce Pepsi product.
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Metro-east locations include the following:
- 1050 Carlyle Ave., Belleville, IL 62221
- 4 Bellevue Park Plaza, Belleville, IL 62226
- 5201 N. Illinois St., Fairview Heights, IL 62208
- 3254 Green Mt. Crossing Drive, Shiloh, IL 62269
- 1671 Camp Jackson Road, Cahokia, IL 62206
- 1042 Collinsville Crossing Blvd., Collinsville, IL 62234
Kaley Johnson: 618-239-2526, @KaleyJohnson6