Loyola-Chicago scores first upset of March Madness, beating Miami

No. 11 Loyola-Chicago defeated No. 6 Miami in Dallas on Thursday, notching the first upset of the 2018 NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The Ramblers’ 64-62 defeat of the Hurricanes came thanks to a last-second 3-pointer from senior guard Donte Ingram. Thursday’s game was the Ramblers’ first appearance in the Big Dance in 33 years. Earlier in the day, the No. 7 Rhode Island Rams overcame the No. 10 Oklahoma Sooners — and their sharpshooting freshman guard, Trae Young — in overtime, while No. 1 Kansas survived a hot first half from No. 16 Pennsylvania to advance. No. 2 North Carolina, last season’s champions, will begin their repeat attempt Friday against No. 15 Lipscomb.

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