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March Madness Claims Its First Number One Seed Thanks to 4th Seed Louisville

Michigan State Spartans are the first one-seed to fall. 4th seeded Louisville Cardinals advances to the Elite Eight thanks to the horrific shooting of the Spartans. Spartans could not score; in fact, their 44 points scored set a tournament record for the fewest points scored by a one-seed during the shot-clock era. You can credit some great defense by the Cardinals, but the Cards had some help with very poor shooting by the Spartans. Spartans finished the night shooting 28 percent field and the dubious distinction as first number one to fold in this year March Madness.

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