After quiet start, March Madness gets big upset

 
It was a stunner that busted a ton of brackets.
 
Villanova, the defending national champion and the top overall seed, was upended by eighth-seeded Wisconsin 65-62.
 
Fellow No. 1 seed Gonzaga, helped by a blown call that the NCAA acknowledged was wrong but led to a technical foul on a furious Chris Collins of Northwestern, barely survived a charge from the underdog Wildcats.
 
Eleventh-seeded Xavier routed Florida State 91-66, and Florida did the same in dispatching of Virginia 65-39. Second-seeded Arizona and fourth-seeded Butler each won by nine, and West Virginia opened the day with a 12-point win over Notre Dame.
 
Purdue and Iowa State capped the day's action with a thriller. The Boilermakers nearly blew a 19-point lead, but held on for an 80-76 victory.
 
No. 1 seeds North Carolina and Kansas look for Sweet Sixteen bids on Sunday, as will Duke, Louisville, Kentucky and UCLA.
 

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