2018 NCAA Tournament: Entering Sweet 16, Michigan is highest seed remaining on left side of bracket

We’re only two rounds into the NCAA Tournament and the top seeds are dropping like flies.

Well, for the left side of the bracket that is. On the left side, which consists of the South and West Regions, No. 1-seeded Virginia and Xavier have been knocked out.

The No. 2-seeds, Cincinnati and North Carolina, are also out. Another No. 3-seed in Tennessee also lost on Saturday. So, who’s the top team remaining in either the South or West?

Hello, No. 3 Michigan.

Related: 2018 NCAA Tournament updated bracket

The Wolverines defeated No. 14 Montana 61-47 to advance to the second-round. Then, Michigan nearly became another top-seeded team to suffer an upset, when No. 6 Houston led by two points with 3.6 seconds remaining.

Then, freshman Brandon Poole delivered a game-winning buzzer-beater from behind the arc.

Thanks to the shot of a lifetime, Michigan is the only team seeded No. 3 or higher remaining on the left side of the bracket.

On the right side, things seem to be playing out as usual. No. 1 Villanova, No. 1 Kansas, No. 2 Purdue and No. 2 Duke will all be playing in the Sweet 16.

Let the craziness of March continue.

On the right side of the bracket that is.

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