Sunday, March 12, 2017

What College Basketball Team Beat Two #1 Seeded Teams but Did Not Make 2017 NCAA Tournament?

Would you believe that a college basketball team during the 2017 season beat not one but two of the four #1 seeded teams in the 2017 NCAA Tournament but is not in the Big Dance this year? It's true as the team in question beat both Kansas and North Carolina this season and both those teams are #1 seeds in the 2017 NCAA Tournament but the team that beat them is not in the tournament.



Do you which team beat both Kansas and North Carolina this season but did not make the 2017 NCAA Tournament?


What College Basketball Team Beat Two #1 Seeded Teams but Did Not Make 2017 NCAA Tournament?


  • Indiana Hoosiers


The team that beat both Kansas and North Carolina this season but did not make the Big Dance is Indiana. The Hoosiers opened the season by beating Kansas, 103-99 and then a few weeks later beat North Carolina, 76-67.

How in the world did Indiana beat both Kansas and North Carolina this season but not make the 2017 NCAA Tournament? The answer is simple - injuries.

Indiana opened the season by going 8-1 including the two big wins over Kansas and North Carolina. The Hoosiers were 10-2 when they started Big Ten play this season but only went 7-11 in league play and they also lost to Louisville to end the season with a 18-15 record.

The Hoosiers lost their best offensive player this season in James Blackmon Jr. and their best defensive player in OG Anunoby.

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