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Hays: Win two or seeds are through

Originally Published: May 19, 2012
By Graham Hays

Of course this was the first time the No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament lost a game before a regional final since the event took its current form in 2005. And of course that victim was California, playing at home in the postseason for the first time in two decades after holding down the No. 1 ranking through almost the entire regular season.

The most nonsensical NCAA tournament in recent memory needed an exclamation point that made no sense at all.

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