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Which double-digit seeds are still in the NCAA Tournament in the second round?

We take a look at which double-digit seeds survived the first round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament and will look to advance.

North Texas Mean Green players dance at center court after beating the Purdue Boilermakers during the first round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 19, 2021, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. IndyStar-USA TODAY Sports

The 2021 NCAA Tournament is headed to the second round, and as is usually the case, we’re getting a handful of double digit seeds advancing. It remains to be seen how long the Cinderellas will stick around, but a double digit seed has advanced to the Sweet 16 each of the past 12 tournaments. The last time it did not happen was 2007, when No. 11 seeds Winthrop and VCU advanced to the second round but were then eliminated.

A double digit seed has never won the whole tournament, but we’ve had one 10 seed and four 11 seeds advance to the Final Four. The last such result was in 2018 when No. 11 Loyola Chicago advanced before losing to No. 3 Michigan State in the National Semifinals.

We’ll be tracking all the double digit seeds as they look to make some noise in the Big Dance.

Sweet 16

No. 12 Oregon State (65-58) over No. 8 Loyola Chicago — Advances to face No. 2 Houston

No. 11 UCLA (88-78) over No. 2 Alabama — Advances to face No. 1 Michigan

Second round

No. 15 Oral Roberts (81-78) over No. 7 Florida — Advances to face No. 3 Arkansas

No. 12 Oregon State (80-70) over No. 4 Oklahoma State — Advances to face No. 8 Loyola

No. 11 Syracuse (75-72) over No. 3 West Virginia — Advances to face No. 2 Houston

No. 11 UCLA (67-47) over No. 14 Abilene Christian — Advances to face winner of Maryland/Alabama

First round

UPDATE: Notable upset stat!

No. 15 Oral Roberts (75-72, OT) over No. 2 Ohio State — Advances to face No. 7 Florida

No. 14 Abilene-Christian (53-52) over No. 3 Texas — Advances to face No. 11 UCLA

No. 13 North Texas (78-69, OT) over No. 4 Purdue — Advances to face No. 5 Villanova

No. 13 Ohio (62-58) over No. 4 Virginia — Advances to face No. 5 Creighton

No. 12 Oregon State (70-56) over No. 5 Tennessee — Advances to face No. 4 Oklahoma State

No. 11 Syracuse (78-62) over No. 6 San Diego State — Advances to face No. 3 West Virginia

No. 11 UCLA (73-63) over No. 6 BYU — Advances to face No. 14 Abilene Christian

No. 10 Rutgers (60-56) over No. 7 Clemson — Advances to face No. 2 Houston