NCAA Scores 2012: Bracket Busters We Didn't See Coming

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NCAA Scores 2012: Bracket Busters We Didn't See Coming
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It happens every year.

We watch a lower-seeded school that’s shooting the ball lights-out and clearly have the higher-seeded team on the ropes. They’re on the brink of destroying everyone’s bracket on the first day of the NCAA tournament.

Yesterday was no exception, as UNC-Asheville and South Dakota State both made their opponents at times look like tournament novices before losing their second-round games. With parity being the norm in college basketball, it’s only a matter of time before a No. 16 seed defeats a No. 1 seed.

Here are the bracket busters we didn’t see coming from Day 1 of the tournament: 

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