9 Biggest Sweet Sixteen Upsets In NCAA Tournament History

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Everybody knows March Madness is all about the upsets. However, while they are plentiful through the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, historically speaking, Sweet Sixteen upsets are rare.

Is that bad news for those of you who have No. 7 Wichita State beating No. 3 Notre Dame, or No. 11 beating No. 2 Gonzaga in 2015? Frankly, yes. The odds are not in your favor.

However, just so you don’t go and lose all hope, we’ve done a little digging and put together this list of the biggest Sweet Sixteen upsets in NCAA Tournament history. So if you’ve got two hands handy, start reading and get counting—and you might just run out of fingers by the time this year’s Sweet Sixteen is over.

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