For the Love of the Game: Upsets Remind Us Why We Love This Sport

Posted by Brooks Dixon on March-22-2010 Add Comments

In sports, nothing is more memorable than the class of the titans. Something about two giants in the sports world battling it out for their one chance at a championship.

On the other hand, it is easy for us to favor the little guy.

In 2006, 11th-seeded George Mason University fought all the way to the Final Four before losing to Florida, the eventual national champions. Along the way, almost everyone seemed to be cheering for the “mid-major” school from Virginia.

This season, four of these “mid-major” schools are left in the Sweet 16, each with a legitimate shot to earn a trip to the Final Four. Northern Iowa, awarded a ninth seed by the tournament committee, finds itself in the Sweet 16...

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