Top 10 Biggest March Madness Upsets

As we enter into the heart of conference play for basketball season we are in for a wild finish to an already crazy season. March Madness is right around the corner. But the favorite team doesn’t always win. Here I present the biggest upsets from 2010-2017

The Top Ten

1 11 VCU over 1 Kansas

Shaka Smart... I'd agree this one was a huge upset, maybe #1

This one is hard for me to wrap my head around. Kansas should have won this game. I can’t even think how this happened. What happened here? It’s even worse because I’m a Kansas fan myself. - Randomator

2 15 Middle Tennessee over 2 Michigan State

Michigan State was a popular final Four pick who got beat in round 1 - Randomator

I've won my board at my old work 8 times out of 22. But this game put an early end to my board 2 tournaments ago, I had Izzo and his Spartans winning it all. An embarrassment for the MSU program. What's worse personally, MTSU bounced my Gophers out last year, and the program is now reeling. With all the controversy at MSU recently, who knows what will happen next there?

3 15 Florida Gulf Coast over 2 Georgetown

FGCU was only in its 2nd year of tournament eligibility after moving to D1. They made a statement and earned the nickname Dunk City. They then beat San Diego State becoming the first 15 seed to advance to the sweet 16 - Randomator

4 15 Norfolk State over 2 Missouri

Norfolk State made its first tournament appearance and outplayed a good Mizzou team. The tigers could have avoided the upset but they missed the buzzer beater - Randomator

5 14 Ohio over 3 Georgetown
6 14 Mercer over 3 Duke
7 14 UAB over 3 Iowa State
8 15 Lehigh over 2 Duke
9 9 Northern Iowa over 1 Kansas
10 14 Georgia State over 3 Baylor

The Contenders

11 6 North Carolina St. over 1 Houston

Being a Championship game, the seedings represent their regional seeds... A total shock, even at the end, no one I was watching the game with expected the Wolfpack to beat mighty Phi Slamma Jamma. Houston had a NBA Hall of Famer in Hakeem Olajawon and Clyde Drexler, is a Naismith college basketball Hall of Fame inductee

12 8 Villanova over 1 Georgetown

Again, a Championship game. Villanova had to shoot a blistering 77% in the 2nd half, and 70% for the game, to topple a great Georgetown team.

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