12th-seeded Yale, Little Rock notch big NCAA upsets over Baylor, Purdue

Yale players celebrated their 79-75 win over Baylor. Credit Charles Krupa/Associated Press

The No. 12 Yale Bulldogs notched the first upset of the 2016 March Madness tournament Thursday, besting the No. 5 Baylor Bears 79-75. Later on Thursday, No. 12 Little Rock stunned No. 5 Purdue in a double-overtime thriller, 85-83. Two No. 11 seeds also scored upsets on the NCAA men’s basketball tournament’s first day: Wichita State beat No. 6 Arizona 65-55, and Gonzaga beat No. 6 Seton Hall 68-52. By the end of the night Friday, the tournament field will be winnowed down to 32 teams. Gonzaga may be the team to watch….

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