- March Madness April 6
Apologies to your bracket, but this is the wildest finish to the NCAA tournament in history. The seventh-seeded UConn Huskies and the eighth-seeded Kentucky Wildcats both won Saturday night, setting up a title game showdown with the highest seed total ever. The previous high came in 2011 when No. 3 seed UConn beat No. 8 seed Butler in a game that seems downright predictable compared to this one.
UConn handily beat top overall seed Florida 63-53 Saturday, while Kentucky used a last-second three to top Wisconsin 74-73. Of the 11 million brackets filled out through ESPN, only 1,780 correctly predicated both UConn and Kentucky would make the final game — a hit rate of about 0.016 percent.- -
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