I am from Minnesota and yes, I am a graduate of the University there.  And I am upset. I’m upset at the upset of the #5 seeded Golden Gophers at the hands (large hands) of the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders.

It was one of two upsets in the first day of the tournament.  It won’t make me feel any better but let’s do the math anyway.

Xavier 76 over Maryland 65.

Middle Tennessee State 81  over Minnesota 72

Which team won by the most points?  What was the average of points put up by the losing teams? What was the average points put up by the winning teams? 

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