The NCAA men's basketball tournament has included 64 teams every year since 1985, split into four quadrants and seeded 1-16. In all those years — in 135 tries — no 16 seed had ever beaten a top-seeded team. Until the University of Maryland Baltimore County beat the stuffing out of Virginia, the best team in the country, 74-54 on Friday night. All of which is to say, if anyone claims they picked against Virginia in their tournament pool, you should feel comfortable not believing them. The...
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