Let’s make this clear, the #1 most fascinating aspect of the NCAA March Madness tournament is the upsets. This month-long event is beloved by so many sports fans, not only to showcase the young talent headed to the NBA draft, but for the sheer intensity and dramatic circumstances these young aspiring players must endure due to the win-or-go-home format. Dreams are made and crushed, and careers can spark or end here. When a come from behind victory happens in March Madness, it takes the dreaded feeling of loss to a whole new level. With plenty of upsets handed out so far this month in 2014, here’s a look back at the all time biggest upsets NCAA history.
In an era filled with racism, Texas Western became the first team to start 5 African American players. Despite having odd calls against them they managed to dominate and take the championship from Kentucky. Later on, a film titled “Glory Road” was made based on this historic event. This short documentary explains the whole situation well.