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The 2021 NCAA Tournament has set a record for most upsets in the history of any tournament

NCAA Basketball Tournament - First Round - Salt Lake City - Practice Sessions
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – MARCH 20: A general view of a ‘March Madness’ logo is seen during practice before the First Round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament at Vivint Smart Home Arena on March 20, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Not bad for the first weekend. The NCAA’s Director of Media Coordination/Statistics and Media Coordinator for March Madness said a record has already been set for upsets in the NCAA Tournament. “We define an upset as a team seeded five spots or more lower than their opponent. We’ve already set the record with 11 such occurrences. We’re midway through the second round,” David Worlock tweeted.”

The second round hasn’t even ended yet with eight games still to play on Monday and the bracket has been busted. The Midwest Region is sending an 8-seed, 11-seed, 12-seed, and a 2-seed to the Sweet 16.  Houston barely survived their second round matchup with 10-seeded Rutgers.