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On the heels of four bracket-shattering upsets in the first two days, the second round of the men’s NCAA Tournament is here for more madness.
Loyola Chicago pulled off the stunner of this year’s tournament by ousting No. 1 seed Illinois on Sunday, but it would be incorrect to consider the No. 8 seed Ramblers a Cinderella at this point. They played far more like a Final Four threat – and even a national title threat – after dispatching the heavily favored Illini.
Which teams advance to the tournament’s second weekend and earn Sweet 16 trips? A look at the biggest winners and losers from Sunday’s eight second-round games: