In the 79-year history of the NCAA Tournament, the No.16 seed had never beaten a No.1 seed. That is until the University of Maryland-Baltimore County upset Virginia last weekend.
Though this made history, improbable upsets have been the norm come tournament time.
Powerhouses like Duke, Virginia, and Kansas had their seasons upended courtesy of an underdog propelling themselves into college basketball history.
While there are some that can predict these monumental upsets, here are some of the more surprising upsets in recent memory.
Thumbnail photo via Mar 16, 2018; Charlotte, NC, USA; UMBC Retrievers celebrates beating the Virginia Cavaliers in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at Spectrum Center.