March Madness kicked off earlier this week and seemed rather mundane until Friday night.
Before this year’s tournament a #15 seed had beaten a #2 only four times in all of history. On Friday it happened twice: Missouri lost to Norfolk State and the team that always seems to be in the Final Four, Duke, lost to #15 Lehigh.
It’s not all bad news for brackets: the #1 seeds are all still in play thanks to some awful officiating in the Syracuse vs. UNC-Asheville game. And a majority of people have at least 3 #1 seeds in their Final Four.
That’s why they call it March Madness and once again the grand tournament is living up to its name. Now, if we could only do this in every sport and extend this to college football…
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