Expect the Unexpected When the Final Four is in Indianapolis

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Expect the Unexpected When the Final Four is in Indianapolis

With Indianapolis getting set to host its sixth Final Four, another unusual quad descends on the Circle City. Every year the Final Four has been in Indianapolis, something memorable or out of the ordinary has occurred. This is the first one that will take place at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Butler, making its first appearance, is the first team since 1972 to play in a Final Four in its home city. The Bulldogs and MSU make it only the second time ever that two teams seeded fifth or lower advanced to the Final Four.

Keeping with the unexpected theme, the only other time was when both Wisconsin and North Carolina made the Final Four as eighth seeds.

West Virginia is making its first Final Four appearance since 1959. That team was led by Jerry "The Logo" West.

Duke's Final Four appearance ends their longest drought under Mike Krzyzewski since he made his first trip to College Basketball's promise land in 1986. This is Duke's first trip since 2004.

Here are a few other unexpected but historic nights.

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