Minutes ago, Yale upset Baylor in the NCAA tournament. If this were the NCAA Test Taking Tournament, that result would not be much of a surprise, but in a basketball tournament Baylor is not supposed to lose to an Ivy League school.
Those of you who filled out an NCAA Tournament bracket are well aware that this game was a classic 12-5 upset. The #12 seed is almost always the underdog, but it has become a common March occurrence to see them beat the favored #5 seed.
Why does this keep happening?
Almost exactly one year ago I wrote about that very question. Here’s what I came up with & what it may mean for those of us who aren’t college athletes.