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A No. 11 Seed Is Well On Its Way To The Final 4

Loyola-Chicago basketball team chaplain Sister Jean sitting courtside during a game.

ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 24: Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt celebrates with the Loyola Ramblers after defeating the Kansas State Wildcats during the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional at Philips Arena on March 24, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Loyola defeated Kansas State 78-62 (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The first Elite Eight game of the 2018 NCAA Tournament is underway.

Loyola, the No. 11 seed in the South Region, is taking on No. 9 seed Kansas State. No one expected either of these teams to be here.

The Ramblers are looking to continue their magical run toward the Final Four. That run looks like it's going to continue.

Loyola-Chicago has played like the better team today. The Ramblers lead by 8 at the under-4 timeout.

The team would be the fifth double-digit seed to make the Final Four and the first since No. 10 Syracuse made it two years ago.

They're playing ridiculously well.

Loyola has made more than half of its shots and is dominating inside the paint. If not for a bunch of turnovers, this game would be a blowout.

It's on TBS. Get there.