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NCAA Tournament History

75 Years of March Madness (NCAA)

NCAA Tournament History Index

Tournament seeds

Seeds in the Final Four
YearSeedsTeams
20131, 4, 4, 9Louisville, Syracuse, Michigan, Wichita State
20121, 2, 2, 4Kentucky, Kansas, Ohio State, Louisville
20113, 4, 8, 11UConn, Kentucky, Butler, VCU
20101, 2, 5, 5Duke, West Virginia, Butler, Michigan State
20091, 1, 2, 3North Carolina, Connecticut, Michigan State, Villanova
20081, 1, 1, 1Kansas, Memphis, North Carolina, UCLA
20071, 1, 2, 2Florida, Ohio State, Georgetown, UCLA
20062, 3, 4, 11UCLA, Florida, LSU, George Mason
20051, 1, 4, 5North Carolina, Illinois, Louisville, Michigan State
20041, 2, 2, 3Duke, Connecticut, Oklahoma State, Georgia Tech
20031, 2, 3, 3Texas, Kansas, Marquette, Syracuse
20021, 1, 2, 5Maryland, Kansas, Oklahoma, Indiana
20011, 1, 2, 3Duke, Michigan State, Arizona, Maryland
20001, 5, 8, 8Michigan State, Florida, North Carolina, Wisconsin
19991, 1, 1, 4Connecticut, Duke, Michigan State, Ohio State
19981, 2, 3, 3North Carolina, Kentucky, Stanford, Utah
19971, 1, 1, 4Kentucky, Minnesota, North Carolina, Arizona
19961, 1, 4, 5Kentucky, Massachusetts, Syracuse, Mississippi State
19951, 2, 2, 4UCLA, Arkansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma State
19941, 2, 2, 3Arkansas, Arizona, Duke, Florida
19931, 1, 1, 2North Carolina, Kentucky, Michigan, Kansas
19921, 2, 4, 6Duke, Indiana, Cincinnati, Michigan
19911, 1, 2, 3UNLV, North Carolin, Duke, Kansas
19901, 3, 4, 4UNLV, Duke, Georgia Tech, Arkansas
19891, 2, 3, 3Illinois, Duke, Seton Hall, Michigan
19881, 1, 2, 6Arizona, Oklahoma, Duke, Kansas
19871, 1, 2, 6UNLV, Indiana, Syracuse, Providence
19861, 1, 2, 11Duke, Kansas, Louisville, LSU
19851, 1, 2, 8St. John's, Georgetown, Memphis, Villanova
19841, 1, 2, 7Kentucky, Georgetown, Houston, Virginia
19831, 1, 4, 6Houston, Louisville, Georgia, N.C. State
19821, 1, 3, 6North Carolina, Georgetown, Louisville, Houston
19811, 1, 2, 3Virginia, LSU, North Carolina, Indiana
19802, 5, 6, 8Louisville, Iowa, Purdue, UCLA
19791, 2, 2, 9Indiana State, Michigan State, DePaul, Pennsylvania

Champion in bold

Farthest Seeds Have Advanced in the Tournament
SeedRoundTeams (Year)
No. 1ChampionArkansas (1994), Connecticut (1999), Duke (1992, 2001, 2010), Florida (2007), Georgetown (1984), Indiana (1987), Kansas (2008), Kentucky (1996, 2012), Maryland (2002), Michigan St. (2000), North Carolina (1982, 1993, 2005, 2009), UCLA (1995), UNLV (1990)
No. 2ChampionConnecticut (2004), Duke (1991), Kentucky (1998), Louisville (1980, 1986), Michigan St. (1979)
No. 3ChampionConnecticut (2011), Florida (2006), Indiana (1981), Michigan (1989), Syracuse (2003)
No. 4ChampionArizona (1997)
No. 5Title GameButler (2010), Florida (2000), Indiana (2002)
No. 6ChampionKansas (1988), North Carolina St. (1983)
No. 7Final FourVirginia (1984)
No. 8ChampionVillanova (1985)
No. 9Final FourPennsylvania (1979)
No. 10Regional FinalsDavidson (2008), Dayton (1984), Gonzaga (1999), Kent St. (2002), LSU (1987), Providence (1997), St. John's (1979), Temple (1991), Texas (1990)
No. 11Final FourGeorge Mason (2006), LSU (1986), VCU (2011)
No. 12Regional FinalsMissouri (2002)
No. 13Regional SemifinalsBradley (2006), Ohio (2012), Oklahoma (1999), Richmond (1988), Valparaiso (1998)
No. 14Regional SemifinalsChattanooga (1997), Cleveland St. (1986)
No. 15Round of 32Coppin St. (1997), Hampton (2001), Lehigh (2012), Norfolk St. (2012), Richmond (1991), Santa Clara (1993)
No. 16Round of 64A No. 16 seed has never beaten a No. 1 seed.

Year-by-year won-loss records
Year12345678910111213141516
20118-49-410-37-45-41-43-47-41-42-47-42-41-40-40-40-4
201012-310-45-44-410-45-41-42-43-44-43-42-41-41-40-40-4
200916-312-411-45-42-43-41-42-42-43-41-44-41-40-40-40-4
200819-37-410-43-43-43-44-42-43-43-41-44-42-40-40-40-4
200717-312-48-45-47-43-45-41-43-40-42-40-40-40-40-40-4
200611-410-49-37-43-43-44-43-41-42-45-42-42-41-40-40-4
200515-37-45-46-47-47-45-41-43-42-41-42-41-41-40-40-4
20049-412-310-47-44-45-45-45-42-42-40-42-40-40-40-40-4
200313-49-413-33-46-44-44-41-43-43-41-42-41-40-40-40-4
200213-311-46-45-45-43-43-45-40-43-43-45-41-40-40-40-4
200116-38-48-44-43-44-43-40-44-43-44-43-42-40-41-40-4
200010-36-46-47-48-47-44-410-40-44-41-40-40-40-40-40-4
199917-35-47-46-43-47-40-40-44-48-40-43-42-41-40-40-4
199811-412-310-45-44-43-41-45-41-44-43-41-42-41-40-40-4
199715-47-43-411-34-48-42-42-42-45-40-41-40-42-41-40-4
199613-312-47-48-45-44-42-42-43-42-41-43-41-40-40-40-4
199513-315-43-48-45-46-43-42-42-41-41-41-41-42-40-40-4
199413-312-410-46-43-44-42-40-46-43-41-43-40-40-40-40-4
199318-38-47-45-44-45-47-42-42-40-41-42-41-40-41-40-4
199213-310-45-48-43-410-43-41-44-42-40-42-41-41-40-40-4
199113-410-310-47-43-42-42-43-41-44-43-42-41-41-41-40-4
199012-35-47-410-43-46-45-43-42-43-43-43-40-41-40-40-4
198911-411-413-36-46-40-43-40-44-41-45-41-41-41-40-40-4
198814-410-44-45-46-410-34-43-41-41-42-40-42-41-40-40-4
198716-311-44-42-46-49-42-41-43-44-40-42-42-41-40-40-4
198613-410-33-45-45-45-46-45-41-41-44-42-40-43-40-40-4
198513-411-47-44-45-41-45-47-32-40-45-42-41-40-40-40-4