Cruz, at the game in Minneapolis to cheer on the Red Raiders against Virginia, issued a cheerleading tweet, noting that Texas Tech led by 1 point with 35 seconds left. That was the kiss of death, according to many fans, who blasted the politician for cursing the team. Tech eventually lost to Virginia in overtime.
Last year, Kimmel and Cruz talked trash at each other and then actually played a game of one-on-one (won by Cruz). But on Tuesday, Kimmel dunked on his nemesis with a Lori Loughlin joke about being a bad luck charm.
Watch the host jam for the win above.