FiveThirtyEight gave Loyola-Chicago a 40% chance at winning the game, and a 14% chance to make it to the second weekend of the tournament.
Spurs F Kawhi Leonard will not return Thursday against the Pelicans
The Spurs have dropped from third in the Western Conference standings to seventh after dropping eight of their last 10 games. With 15 games to play, the Rockets are now 53-14, and their magic number to clinch the West's top seed is 13.
As time ticked down, Ingram got open at the top of the key and got the pass, knocking down one of the most memorable shots in Loyola basketball history.
Demontrae Jefferson, a 5-foot-7 guard, had 25 points and eight rebounds to lift No. 16 seed Texas Southern (16-19), which became the first team with a losing record to win a tournament game.
Case Keenum Reportedly Ready To Sign With Broncos
Quarterback Case Keenum is reportedly expected to sign with the Denver Broncos when free agency officially opens on Wednesday. If Keenum doesn't pan out, Denver can move on from him after only two seasons (or sooner, if they want to).
Coming into the game, Loyola-Chicago had been a trendy upset pick for the first round of the tournament, and in the final seconds of their game, they proved their believers right.
Loyola advanced to play No. 3 seed Tennessee on Saturday.
Saudi crown prince: If Iran develops nuclear bomb, so will Saudi
Today's meetings were the last in the 34-year old prince's itinerary in his three-day visit to Malaysia, which began on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia, governed by a Sunni monarch, has accused Iran of financing militia operations to weaken Arab states.
The game-winner came after coach Porter Moser initially signalled for a timeout after Walker's missed free throw, but then motioned his players to bring the ball up the court. Miami's Ja'quan Newton finished with an efficient 11 points, while teammate Lonnie Walker led the Hurricanes with 12.