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Unlucky numbers at NCAA tournament

After Idaho's 105-37 loss to UConn on Saturday, Harvard remains the only No. 16 seed to win an NCAA tournament game. AP Photo/Aaron Suozzi

We’re halfway through the first round of the 2013 NCAA women’s tournament, and still no No. 14 or 15 seeds have ever advanced. On Saturday, No. 14 Stetson fell to No. 3 UCLA 66-49, 14th-seeded Wichita State fell to Texas A&M 71-45, No. 15 Oral Roberts fell to No. 2 Tennessee 83-62 and No. 15 Fresno State lost to Cal 90-76. On Sunday, 14 seeds Cal Poly and Albany and 15 seeds Hampton and Navy will try to end the streak. Oddly, one 16 seed has lived to see the second round. In 1998, Harvard beat top-seeded Stanford 71-67 and remains the only 16 seed in the men’s or women’s tournament to win a game. The Crimson fell to Arkansas 82-64 in the second round.