Your Bracket’s Probably Busted

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Odds are you’re waking up to Day No. 2 of the NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament like I am, with your bracket basically busted way to early.

When half of your National Championship game is eliminated in the first noon game of the tournament that’s never a good sign. Thanks Iowa State.

It’s already been a tournament to remember though with five games on Thursday being decided by one point:

UAB 60
Iowa State 59

Georgia State 57
Baylor 56

SMU 59

Purdue 65
Cincinnati 66

LSU 65
NC State 66

I got four of those games wrong, but it made for an exciting and historic start to the tournament.

The most iconic of those games will go down at Georgia State over Baylor as R.J. Hunter knocked down a last-second 3-pointer, causing his head coach (also his father) to fall off his stool.

Of the upsets Thursday, none were from a No. 5 vs. No. 12 matchup – the most common one. Keep an eye on those games today as West Virginia takes on Buffalo at 1:10 p.m. and Northern Iowa clashes with Wyoming at 12:40 p.m..

For local fans, No. 15 Belmont plays No. 2 Virginia at 2:10 p.m.

Better luck with your bracket today.

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