(CNN) First, it was Stanford Cardinals — Back then, it was the Indiana Hoosiers.
March Madness certainly lived up to its name, as Indiana became just the second No. 1 seed to be eliminated from the women’s. NCAA Basketball Tournament Monday’s 70-68 loss to the No. 9 Miami Hurricanes followed days after.
Indiana couldn’t hold the Hurricanes where they could, despite a three-pointer by Yarden Carson with eight seconds left to tie the game at 68-68, but Miami forward Destiny Harden’s floater with three seconds left. Until the final buzz.
It’s the first time since 1998 that multiple No. 1 seeds have fallen before the Sweet 16 in the women’s division. 9 Notre Dame beat Texas Tech in the second round.
According to ESPN, since the men’s tournament expanded in 1985, the four No. 1 seeds in the men’s and women’s tournaments so far this year are the first-ranked teams to lose the first two rounds.
Miami, which will face the No. 4 Villanova Wildcats in the next round, advances to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1992.
“It doesn’t feel real,” Miami forward Lola Pendante, who led the team with 19 points and seven rebounds, told reporters afterward. “When we finished the game, I was like: ‘Oh, my God, I can’t believe it. We’re here. We’re really here.’
Miami’s big win over Indiana came a day after the school’s men’s team beat Indiana’s men’s team. According to ESPN, this is the 10th time the same school has defeated the same school in both the women’s and men’s NCAA Tournaments in the same year, and the third time both victories have occurred in the same round.
After Monday’s action, the women’s Sweet 16 matchup is all set.
No. 1 South Carolina faces No. 4 UCLA, No. 3 Notre Dame faces No. 2 Maryland, No. 8 Ole Miss faces No. 5 Louisville and No. 6 Colorado faces No. 2 Iowa. A place in the Elite Eight.
Elsewhere, Miami takes on Villanova, No. 3 LSU takes on No. 2 Utah, No. 1 Virginia Tech plays No. 4 Tennessee and No. 3 Ohio State duals with 11-time NCAA champion UConn.