If you’ve ever sat down to fill out an NCAA tournament bracket you know how maddening it is when virtual unknown up-ends a contender and completely trashes your predictions. Maybe that’s why it’s called March Madness. There are almost always upsets but only a few are particularly shocking.
Along with the 2018 event, when Virginia was upset by UMBC (pictured), the Holy Grail of NCAA upsets, we’ve seen a fair share of incredible first round knockoffs and Cinderella runs deep into the tournament by teams we never expected (remember George Mason?).
Here are our votes for the top 10 (not including the previous Virginia game for now).