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    Top NCAA Seeds Are Losers … and Other Statistical Insanity

    The four bracket-topping teams have lost 23 games, so anything can happen in March Madness. During the last 30 years, seven schools have captured 21 championships, and only 35 universities have cut the nets throughout the tourney’s 77-year history. In the past five years, a quarter of the games have been nail-biters right down to the final seconds. So expect drama and lots of money to change hands: NCAA fans will bet an estimated $12 billion over the next three weeks, most of it illegally.

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