Fun Fact Friday

16 03 2012

Yesterday UNC Asheville gave Syracuse a run for their money in their 72-65 loss. A #16 seed has never upset a #1 seed, but here’s who have come the closest:

1996 – #16 West Carolina vs. #1 Purdue:  71 – 73

1989 – #16 Princeton vs. #1 Georgetown:  49 – 50

1989 – #16 East Tennesse St vs. #1 Oklahoma:  71 – 72

1990 – #16 Murray St vs. #1 Michigan St:  71 – 75 (overtime)

 

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17 03 2012
Sam's Sports Brief

Great facts! Do you want to join the bloggers’ fantasy baseball league?

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