Furman University’s men’s basketball team pulled off a major upset in the NCAA tournament, stunning the University of Virginia (UVA) and busting brackets across the country.
The 13th seeded Furman Paladins defeated the 4th seeded UVA Cavaliers 68-67, despite trailing behind for most of the game.
This upset is a classic example of March Madness, and CBS Sports writer Kyle Boone joined CBS News to discuss the action so far.
Virginia has struggled in the NCAA tournament in recent years, losing to a 13th seed or worse in three out of their last four appearances.
Furman’s victory makes them the 32nd team to defeat a number 4 seed in the first round since the tournament expanded in 1985.
Meanwhile, the University of Maryland also secured a win against West Virginia, overcoming a deficit to advance to the second round.
As for the women’s tournament, South Carolina is entering as the clear favorite, with zero losses on their record and heavy expectations to repeat as NCAA champions.