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The biggest March Madness surprise of 2009

What team is this year's biggest March Madness surprise? Hint: The players are really, really smart. Story

Updated: March 9, 2009, 4:10 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | Page 2

Selection Sunday is still more than a week away, but we've already found the best Cinderella story of March Madness this year. This team is as likely to discuss macroeconomics in the locker room as zone defense.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has produced 73 Nobel Prize winners and 34 NASA astronauts. Now, at long last, it has produced an NCAA tournament men's basketball team. Trust us, these guys aren't driving the lane wearing pocket protectors. They're led by 6-foot-4 ...

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