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This Region Of The NCAA Tournament Bracket Has Been Completely Decimated

A closeup of Virgina head coach Tony Bennett

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - FEBRUARY 21: Head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers watches a play in the second half during a game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at John Paul Jones Arena on February 21, 2018 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Virginia defeated Georgia Tech 65-54. (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images)

If you filled out a bracket this year, chances are one of your regions looks like a crime scene: the South Region.

Unless you took No. 5 seed Kentucky to reach the Final Four, you probably lost your South Region champion. No. 4 seed Arizona, a trendy Final Four pick, was defeated by 13th-seeded Buffalo on Thursday. Then, top-seeded Virginia was stunned by No. 16 UMBC on Friday.

Third-seeded Tennessee lost a heartbreaker to the 11-seed, Loyola Chicago, on Saturday. Not to be outdone, No. 2 seed Cincinnati blew a 22-point second-half lead and lost to seventh-seeded Nevada on Sunday night.

So, that leaves us with a Loyola Chicago-Nevada matchup in one regional semifinal, with Kentucky playing the winner of 16th-seeded UMBC and No. 9 seed Kansas State in the other. Not how anyone drew it up.

This region made history in fact. For the first time ever in the NCAA Tournament, none of the top four seeds in a given region made it to the Sweet 16.

Everyone loves a Cinderella, but a region full of them? We'll see how that plays out in the TV ratings next weekend.

The South Region semifinals will be played at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Ga. on Thursday. The regional final will be on Saturday.

We'll update you with times and TV info when they are released later tonight.