Why We Love College Basketball; Top seed Villanova ousted by Wisconsin in upset game

BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 18:  Nigel Hayes #10 of the Wisconsin Badgers drives to the basket against Kris Jenkins #2 of the Villanova Wildcats during the second round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at KeyBank Center on March 18, 2017 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

The Villanova Wildcats, the No. 1 team in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, unexpectedly lost to the No. 8 Wisconsin Badgers 65-62 in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday. The upset win means Wisconsin will now advance to its fourth consecutive Sweet 16 round. For March Madness brackets, the game meant widespread chaos, as 47 percent of brackets had Villanova in the final four; 31 percent put the team in the championship game; and 18 percent said Villanova would be the tournament victor. As CBS Sports tweeted, “Uhhh…nobody saw this coming.”

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