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Upset Alert: Loyola Knocks Off Nevada

A shot of Sister Jean watching the Loyola game.

DALLAS, TX - MARCH 17: Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt celebrates after the Loyola Ramblers beat the Tennessee Volunteers 63-62 in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at the American Airlines Center on March 17, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The Sweet 16 is underway. It didn't take long to witness the first upset of the night.

Loyola, the No. 11 seed in the South Region, has already beaten two single-digit seeds. The Ramblers just did it again.

The team that's been led by Sister Jean got off to a poor start against No. 7 seed Nevada tonight trailing by double digits early in the first half.

Things changed swiftly though. After a crazy 40 minutes, Loyola walked out with the win.

Nevada went crazy cold at the end of the first half. The Wolf Pack didn't hit a shot for more than 7 minutes.

It might have cost them, as the Ramblers closed the first half on a 20-4 run to talk the lead. Loyola created more space between itself and Nevada before the Wolf Pack raced back to tie the game at 59.

Loyola closed strong though, fending off a comeback with a 69-68 win. The Ramblers move on to face either Kentucky or Kansas State in the Elite 8.