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The Pac-12 Was Eliminated From The NCAA Tournament Entirely By Teams From New York State

A referee holds up a basketball during a first-round game of the Pac-12 Basketball Tournament between the Washington State Cougars and the Colorado Buffaloes.

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 08: A referee holds up a basketball during a first-round game of the Pac-12 Basketball Tournament between the Washington State Cougars and the Colorado Buffaloes at T-Mobile Arena on March 8, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Colorado won 73-63. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Teams in the Pac-12 might want to avoid scheduling teams from the state of New York in the future.

After Arizona's loss to Buffalo on Thursday night, the Pac-12 has been completely eliminated from the 2018 NCAA Tournament. The league failed to win a game for the first time in over three decades.

It turns out all three teams were eliminated by programs from New York State, too.

UCLA was ousted by St. Bonaventure, which is located in Allegany, New York. Arizona State fell to Syracuse, which is (duh) located in Syracuse. And Arizona lost to Buffalo, which is clearly in Buffalo.

The UCLA and Arizona State losses weren't shockers - those games were essentially toss-ups. But Arizona's loss to Buffalo was seemingly out of nowhere.

Things can only go up from here, Pac-12 fans. Meanwhile, New York state is enjoying the first few days of this year's tournament.