It was only the beginning. And that’s especially true for eight teams that are opening-round bound.
Players from Monmouth, St. Bonaventure and even Michigan State got the bad news through social media.
The first blockbuster upset of March Madness: Twitter over CBS on Selection Sunday.
The Wichita State Shockers are set to make their fifth consecutive trip to the NCAA tournament.
WSU and KU are both in the NCAA tournament. KU plays Austin Peay in the south bracket. WSU gets play-in game against Vanderbilt.
Michael Weathers scored 26 points to lift Shawnee Mission North to an 80-56 win over Wichita Southeast .
Cooper Kaifes scored 22 points to lead Mill Valley to an 84-87 overtime win against Kapaun Mount Carmel.
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl scored 16 points to lead Bishop Miege to a 69-59 win over McPherson in the 4A Division I state championship .
Zack Larsen scored 15 points to lead Wichita-Collegiate to a 68-49 win over Hugoton in the 4A Division II state championship.
Jonathon Johnson scored 15 points to lead Centralia to a 38-27 win over Osborne in the 1A Division I state championship .
Devon Newberry scored 28 points to lift Attica to a narrow 54-52 victory over Hartford in the 1A Division II state championship.
Duncan Fort scored 27 points to lead Osage City to a 56-49 win over Sabetha in the 3A state championship on Saturday.
Wyatt Olberding scored 27 points to lead Jackson Heights to a 64-55 win over Sacred Heart in the 2A state championship.
Wichita South wins fourth consecutive state title at Koch Arena.
Kansas overcame a remarkable performance by West Virginia’s Devin Williams for an 81-71 victory.