The 11th-seeded Loyola-Chicago Ramblers upset the sixth-seeded Miami Hurricanes 64-62 on Thursday in the NCAA Tournament.
With Loyola-Chicago trailing by one point, Donte Ingram hit a 3-pointer with 1 second left that proved to be the game-winner.
The Ramblers had four players score in double digits in the South Region victory, led by Clayton Custer’s 14 points, followed by Ingram with 13 points.
Lonnie Walker IV led four Miami players in double digits with 12 points.
Loyola-Chicago’s victory was the 50th time in tournament history that an 11th-seeded team beat a No. 6 seed in the first round.
The 6-11 matchup has seen the lower-seeded team win so often lately that it’s almost becoming hard to call them upsets.
The last year that didn’t see a 6-11 upset was 2004 and since then only four years have seen just one such upset. The past two tournaments had three such upsets each year, with Notre Dame in 2016 and Cincinnati in 2017 being the only sixth seeds to advance to the second round.
Loyola-Chicago will now play No. 3 seed Tennessee in the second round Saturday.
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