Since making '07 Final Four, Georgetown miserable in March

Georgetown has taken on the mantle of most-cursed team in the tournament since 2008. (US)

For Georgetown, Friday night's upset win was just the latest in a string of disappointments for the program since John Thompson III took the Hoyas to the Final Four six years ago.

No fan base has endured more heartbreak and embarrassment than this one. Here's the rundown on how G'town's had good-to-really-good regular seasons end in flameout since the 2008 NCAA tournament.

No. 15 seeds beating No. 2 seeds
Year Result
2013 Fla. Gulf Coast 78, Georgetown 68
2012 Lehigh 75, Duke 70
2012 Norfolk State 86, Missouri 84
2001 Hampton 58, Iowa State 57
1997 Coppin State 78, South Carolina 65
1993 Santa Clara 64, Arizona 61
1991 Richmond 73, Syracuse 69

As a two seed in 2008: 74-70 to No. 10 Davidson in the Round of 32
At the NIT in 2009: 74-72 loss to Baylor in the first round
As a three seed in 2010: 97-83 to No. 14 Ohio in the Round of 64
As a six seed in 2011: 74-56 to No. 11 VCU in the Round of 64
As a three seed in 2012: 66-63 loss to No. 11 North Carolina State in the Round of 32
As a two seed in 2013: 78-68 loss No. 15 Florida Gulf Coast in the Round of 64

As you can see, every loss has been to a double-digit seed, except the NIT year, which didn't feature even a win in the baby-brother tournament.

And as for the bigger picture, this was the seventh time a 15 has taken down a 2.

And you want one more freaky coincidence? This is nutty.

CBS Sports Writer

Matt Norlander has been with CBS Sports since 2010, primarily covering college basketball but also writes about the NBA Draft, the Olympics and the World Cup. He lives in Connecticut and loves to play... Full Bio

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