Houston became the last top seed to fall in March Madness 2023.
The Cougars made history in the process.
And not the way they envisioned going into the NCAA Tournament.
Nijel Pack reacts in the second half. Getty Images
Marcus Sasser reacts in the first half.Getty Images
Miami eliminated fifth-seeded Houston with an 89-75 victory Friday afternoon at the T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Mobile to advance to the Elite Eight.
The Hurricanes will face the winner of No. 2-ranked Texas at Xavier on Sunday.
Houston coach Kelvin Sampson reacts in the second half. USA TODAY Sports
Nijel Pack shoots during Miami’s win over Houston on March 24. Getty Images
Houston’s loss means there won’t be a No. 1 seed in the Elite Eight — the first time that’s happened in the NCAA Tournament.