Cinderalla Stories Continue! Loyola-Chicago, K State Pull Huge Upsets

Cinderalla Stories Continue! Loyola-Chicago, K State Pull Huge Upsets

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The 11th seeded Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are going to the Elite Eight after defeating Nevada 69-68 in the Sweet 16 to continue their improbable run in the NCAA tournament. The Ramblers’ Marques Townes hit a clutch three pointer with 6.3 seconds remaining to sink Nevada. Towns finished the game with 18 points and did the Ramblers patron saint, Sister Jean, proud.

Meanwhile, 9-seed Kansas State pulled off a monumental upset of Kentucky, defeating the Wildcats 61-58 to also advance to the Elite Eight. Following the game, Kentucky players were seen showing poor sportsmanship and not congratulating the Kansas State players.

Florida State, also a number 9 seed defeated Gonzaga 75-60 and Michigan continued its  juggernaut roll by defeating upstart Texas A&M 99-72.

Written by Nicholas Garton

Nicholas Garton

Nicholas Garton is a Madison365 graduate and a reporter for Madison365.

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