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Butler did it again!!

Now we are down to two. The NCAA Division 1 Basketball Tournament, which started with 68 teams 19 days ago…is down to the Final Two. The #3 seed Connecticut Huskies will face the #8 seed Butler Bulldogs on Monday night to determine the National Champion. For the second year in a row a mid-major team is in the Championship Game.  Butler is the lowest seed to play for the National Title since Villanova won it as an 8 seed in 1985.  Somewhere John Thompson II just threw a towel in disgust.
This year’s Final Four included the highest combination of seeds in tournament history. Over the last 25 years the average seed of a Final Four team is 2.5. This year? 6.5, the highest ever.