2-minute Drill: UMBC Men’s Hoops Becomes First-Ever 16 to Beat a No. 1


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  • The slipper had been gathering dust since the NCAA tournament field expanded to 64 teams in 1985, with No. 16 seeds a pristine 0-135 all time until Friday, when UMBC became college basketball’s ultimate Cinderella.
  • Cameron County graduate Nate Sestina had seven points and seven rebounds for Bucknell and the Bison held strong against higher-seeded Michigan State before falling 82-78 in the opening round of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament Friday night in Detroit.
  • This long into their time together at West Virginia, Bob Huggins is only surprised when Jevon Carter has a bad game.
  • The new Pitt basketball coach might have the same problem the previous one faced.
  • Maybe you didn’t notice, but when Sean Rodriguez returned to the Pirates last season, his surgically repaired left shoulder had not healed.

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