Mark Story

February 28, 2013

Mark Story: Will this be the year a No. 16 seed finally beats a No. 1?

There are reasons to believe that, in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, No. 16 seeds could have a viable chance to end their 0-for-112 history against No. 1. But all the current chatter about a 16 finally beating a top seed might make it less likely.

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About Mark Story

Mark Story


I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.