13-seed Marshall takes out Wichita State in surprise upset
The 13-seed Marshall Thundering Herd moved onto the second round with a 81-75 upset over the 4-seed Wichita State Shockers on Friday.
Marshall became the second 13-seed to advance, with the Buffalo Bulls upsetting the Arizona Wildcats on Thursday. It's just the the fourth time ever that two 13-seeds have won their first-round games. It's Marshall's first NCAA tournament win in program history.
Marshall entered the tournament ranked just 112 in numberFire's NCAA Power Rankings.
- Virginia named 1st seed in South Region March 18th, 2019
- North Carolina claims top seed in Midwest region March 18th, 2019
- Gonzaga earns No. 1 seed in the West March 18th, 2019
- Duke earns top seed in the NCAA tournament March 18th, 2019
- Kansas punches ticket to Final Four with 85-81 victory over Duke March 25th, 2018
- Villanova advances to Final Four for second time in three seasons with victory over Texas Tech March 25th, 2018
- 13-seed Marshall takes out Wichita State in surprise upset March 16th, 2018
- Marshall's Jon Elmore will enter the 2017 NBA Draft March 27th, 2017