Upsets: Where does this NCAA Tournament rank historically?

This year's tournament has been one of the most upset-filled ever... Here's proof.

Posted: Mar 21, 2018 12:35 AM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A "sight test" would make you believe this year's NCAA Tournament ranks highly – compared to past years – when it comes to upsets.

That sight test would be accurate.

When you add up the seed numbers of all the teams in this year's Sweet Sixteen, you get 85.

That's the third-highest number in Sweet Sixteen history.

The highest was 89 in 1986.

See the video above for Purdue coach Matt Painter's thoughts on the high number (and magnitude) of upsets this year.

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