Topic: UNLV Rebels (Basketball)
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One of the most enjoyable things about the NCAA tournament – for basketball fanatics and casual observers alike – is the Cinderella story. On Thursday, Morehead State chalked up the first upset of the tournament by vanquishing No. 4 Louisville. There’s just something appealing about watching the triumph of the little guy - the team no one ever paid any attention to, never gave a chance. Or maybe it's watching the titan, the sure-thing, the team that everyone knows will win, well, not win. Here is our Top 10, plus one.
Small college basketball teams like Gonzaga, Memphis, and Xavier, as well as Butler, have notched impressive NCAA results over the past decade.
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Big money, recruiting power, and selection committees mean the era of Cinderella teams is all but over.