APTOPIX NCAA Fairleigh Dickinson Purdue Basketball

Fairleigh Dickinson guard Joe Munden Jr. (1) celebrates the Knights’ upset of top-seeded Purdue on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Columbus, Ohio. The Knights swarmed All-America center Zach Edey (15) and pulled out a 63-58 victory.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Fairleigh Dickinson brought down a giant.

Pulling off one of the biggest upsets in NCAA men’s basketball tournament history, the underdog Knights stunned top-seeded Purdue 63-58 on Friday night, becoming the second No. 16 seed to win a game in March Madness.

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