Wisconsin stuns Villanova to eliminate the No. 1 overall seed and defending champ - FOX Sports


The first major upset of the NCAA tournament sent the defending national champions packing on Saturday. 8 seed Wisconsin eliminated overall top seed Villanova, 65-62, in the Round of 32. Nigel Hayes’ go-ahead bucket with 11.2 seconds left put the Badgers up 64-62, though the Wildcats still had a chance in the game’s final seconds. After Vitto Brown missed his second free throw with 3.4 seconds remaining, Villanova tried to duplicate its miraculous buzzer-beater in last year’s national title game.

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