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Is your bracket busted already?

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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Upset after upset had millions of basketball fans across the nation crossing out team after team on their NCAA Tournament brackets.

"Blown up, I had New Mexico to the Final Four," said hoops fan John Gormon.

"Whenever you pick from the heart, you lose. So UNLV was a hard loss," said Logan McLean. 

In the opening days of the tournament, three 12 seeded teams advanced.

New Mexico, Kansas State and Wisconsin were upset, and two seed Georgetown was shocked by 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast.

At the Mirage sports book Friday, three Gulf Coast alums were screaming about their Eagles.

But none of them placed a bet on them.

"We made the tournament. Are we disappointed?" asked one of the fans.

A lot of people did bet on Gulf Coast. Hundreds at the Mirage cheered the 8-1 underdogs on to victory.

That's when brackets don't matter.

"Nobody saw that coming," said Gorman, who's been coming to Las Vegas to watch the tournament since 1989.

Vegas sports books like a mix of upsets and blowout wins.

"We benefited from the Harvard win, that was a big," said Jay Rood, MGM Resorts VP of Race and Sports. "Big game for us. Our whole afternoon hung on that game."

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