Giant killers in your 2017 NCAA Tournament Bracket

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Giant killers in your 2017 NCAA Tournament Bracket

When it comes to the NCAA Tournament, think of top seeds like the upper class and the lower seeds like the working class. When the two get together, the higher ranked teams would love nothing more than for those lower ranked to teams to just lay down and give them an easy route to the Final Four. But where's the fun in that?

Rooting for the underdog is one of the best parts of watching the tournament. A team that spends a fraction of the money big programs spend is fighting their guts out for that one shining moment.

Every year, there are a few teams that can upset the order of the NCAA Tournament. Here are 16 teams that you can root for to topple the giants of college basketball.

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QUIZ: Name every non-#1 seed winner of the NCAA men's basketball tournament

A non-#1 seed has won the NCAA men's basketball tournament 16 times dating back to modern seeding in 1979. How many of these teams can you name?

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1979
2
Michigan State
1980
2
Louisville
1981
3
Indiana
1983
6
North Carolina State
1985
8
Villanova
1986
2
Louisville
1988
6
Kansas
1989
3
Michigan
1997
4
Arizona
1998
2
Kentucky
2003
3
Syracuse
2004
2
Connecticut
2006
3
Florida
2011
3
Connecticut
2014
7
Connecticut
2016
2
Villanova
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