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Biggest March Madness Cinderellas

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One of the best parts of the NCAA men's basketball tournaments are the low seeds who make noise and advance past the first round. Here are some of the most memorable.

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Virginia Commonwealth, 11 seed, 2011 Report Abuse
Despite having to play in an extra play-in game, VCU rode a string of upsets to reach the Final Four.
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George Mason, 11 seed, 2006 Report Abuse
Defeated top-seed UConn to reach the Final Four.
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Loyola Marymount, 12 seed, 1990 Report Abuse
After watching teammate Hank Gathers die on the court during a conference tournament game, L-M made it to the Elite 8 before losing to eventual champion UNLV.
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Valparaiso, 13 seed, 1998 Report Abuse
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Gonzaga, 10 seed, 1999 Report Abuse
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Kent St., 10 seed, 2002 Report Abuse
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Cleveland St., 14 seed, 1986 Report Abuse
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Davidson, 10 seed, 2008 Report Abuse
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Northern Iowa, 9 seed, 2010 Report Abuse
The Panthers took down the overall #1 seed, Kansas, in the second round of the tournament.
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Dayton, 10 seed, 1984 Report Abuse
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Rhode Island, 11 seed, 1988 Report Abuse
Rhode Island won its first two tournament games, then took Duke to the wire before losing 73-72.
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Tennessee-Chattanooga, 14 seed, 1997 Report Abuse
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Richmond, 13 seed, 1998 Report Abuse
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Ball St., 12 seed, 1990 Report Abuse
Top ranked UNLV defeated perennial power Duke by 30 points in the national title game. In the Sweet Sixteen round, they were nearly upset by pesky Ball St., 69-67.
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Bradley, 13 seed, 2006 Report Abuse
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Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 12 seed, 2005 Report Abuse
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Lamar, 10 seed, 1980 Report Abuse
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Tulsa, 12 seed, 1994 Report Abuse
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Miami Ohio, 10 seed, 1999 Report Abuse
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Cornell, 12 seed, 2010 Report Abuse
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