Harvard pulled off the biggest shocker of the NCAA tournament Thursday by knocking out No. 3 seed New Mexico, 68-62. Then No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast claimed that distinction Friday with a convincing 78-68 win against Georgetown.

Florida Gulf Coast became the seventh No. 15 seed to win bump off a No. 2 seed, and the third in the past two seasons. The first time that a No. 15 seed beat a No. 2 was 1991 when Richmond derailed Syracuse. Florida Gulf Coast didn't exist as a school until 1997.

Harvard's win was the 17th time that a No. 14 seed has beaten a No. 3 seed since the tournament field expanded to 64 teams in 1985, so an upset coming from this part of the bracket is hardly an unprecedented development.

But sometimes the upset is about more than strictly the number of the seed. It has about the perception of the two teams, and Harvard brings plenty of decidedly non-basketball stereotypes to the table, Jeremy Lin notwithstanding.

Here's a look at notable first-round upsets in which second, third and fourth seeds went down in stunning fashion.

Related Story: Harold (The Show) Arceneaux And Other NCAA Tourney One-Hit Wonders

follow ThePostGame.

Dads And Basketball