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Despite Upset, Indiana Still a No. 1 Seed

Marilyn Indahl/USA Today

The one thing that has seemed relatively certain with NCAA Tournament projections recently is that the top-ranked Indiana Hoosiers would wind up with a No. 1 seed.

Their 77-73 loss at Minnesota on Tuesday night won’t knock the Hoosiers down a seed line by itself, but their spot isn’t nearly as secure going forward. Indiana’s resume still is stellar—seven wins vs. RPI top 25 teams, including roadies at Michigan State and Ohio State, and no real bad losses—so falling off the top seed line was at least a two-step process.

One of those steps happened Tuesday, though.

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