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NCAA Basketball: ACC Conference Tournament-Notre Dame vs Pittsburgh Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

It was a fascinating time to be on Twitter last night as it became apparent that the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament, the Virginia Cavaliers, were no match for the 16-seeded UMBC Retrievers on the court and off the court.

In the wake of the 74-54 thumping that UMBC laid on Virginia, some fans just couldn’t resist pointing out that UMBC now had more ACC wins than Pitt.

While this was quickly replaced by the same people pointing out that Jamie Dixon tends to lose to lower seeds in the early rounds of the NCAA Tournament (sorry I couldn’t resist), I couldn’t help but ponder something:

Poll

Would you have rather had the Panthers season or the Cavaliers?

This poll is closed

  • 18%
    Pitt
    (150 votes)
  • 81%
    Virginia
    (662 votes)
812 votes total Vote Now

Lets keep this purely about wins and losses, and the end result: Pitt didn’t win a conference game while Virginia ended up as the No. 1 overall seed only to become the first team ever to lose to a 16-seed.

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