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VCU Beats Wichita State for 1st Upset of NCAA Basketball Tourney

March 15, 2012

Virginia Commonwealth University pulled off the first upset of the men’s national college basketball tournament with a 62-59 victory tonight against fifth-seeded Wichita State University.

VCU, which went all the way to the Final Four as an 11th seed last year, is seeded 12th this time in the National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament.

The first nine games today had all been won by the lower seed.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Rob Gloster at rgloster@bloomberg.net


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