Mar 22, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Villanova Wildcats players react as they loose to the North Carolina Tar Heels during the second round of the 2013 NCAA tournament at the Sprint Center. North Carolina defeated Villanova 78-71. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
The second round (or first, depending on who you are) of the NCAA March Madness tournament has come and gone this year, and holy cow what a doozy it was. From a stale opening to an upset finish, the first round of the tournament symbolized everything March Madness stands for and gave us everything we love to see. But not everyone has emerged from the first two days of the main tournament unscathed, so it’s time to look at who the real winners are and who lost worst than what the box score indicates.
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