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NCAA Tournament History

NCAA Tournament History Index

Single Game Records - One Team

Most Points

  • 149, Loyola Marymount vs. Michigan (115), West 2nd, 1990
  • 131, UNLV vs. Loyola Marymount (101), West RF, 1990
  • 127, St. Joseph's vs. Utah (120), N3rd, 1961 (4 ot)
  • 124, Oklahoma vs. Louisiana Tech (81), SE 2nd, 1989
  • 123, North Carolina vs. Loyola Marymount (97), West 2nd, 1988
  • 121, Iowa vs. Notre Dame (106), SE R3rd, 1970
  • 121, UNLV vs. San Francisco (95), West 1st, 1977
  • 121, Tennessee vs. Long Beach State (86), South 1st, 2007

Fewest Points

  • 20, North Carolina vs. Pittsburgh (26), RF, 1941
  • 24, Springfield vs. Indiana (48), RF, 1940
  • 26, Pittsburgh vs. North Carolina (20), RF, 1941
  • 28, Kentucky vs. Dartmouth (47), NSF, 1942
  • 29, Western Ky. vs. Duquesne (30), RF, 1940
  • 29, Baylor vs. Oklahoma St. (44), RF, 1946
  • 29, Mississippi Val. vs. UCLA (70), 1st, 2008

Largest Winning Margin

  • 69, Loyola of Chicago (111) vs. Tennessee Tech (42), SE 1st, 1963
  • 58, Kansas (110) vs. Prairie View (52), 1st R, 1998
  • 56, Connecticut (103) vs. Chattanooga (47), 1st R, 2009
  • 49, UCLA (109) vs. Wyoming, (60), RSF, 1967
  • 49, Syracuse (101) vs. Brown (52), 1st R, 1986

Most Points Scored by a Losing Team

  • 120, Utah vs. St. Joseph's (127), N3rd, 1961 (4 ot)
  • 115, Wyoming vs. Loyola Marymount (119), 1st R, 1988
  • 115, Michigan vs. Loyola Marymount (149), 2nd R, 1990
  • 109, UNLV vs. Arizona (114), RSF, 1976

Most Field Goals

  • 52, Iowa vs. Notre Dame, SE R3rd, 1970
  • 51, UCLA vs. Dayton, West RSF, 1974
  • 51, UNLV vs. Loyola Marymount, West RF, 1990

Fewest Field Goals

  • 8, Springfield vs. Indiana, East 1st, 1940
  • 9, Pittsburgh vs. North Carolina, RSF, 1941
  • 9, North Carolina vs. Pittsburgh, RSF, 1941
  • 9, Oklahoma St. vs. Kentucky, CH, 1949

Most Field-Goal Attempts

  • 112, Marshall vs. Southwestern Louisiana, MW 1st, 1972
  • 106, Indiana vs. Miami (Ohio), SE R3rd, 1958
  • 105, Western Kentucky vs. Villanova, NSF, 1971

Highest Field-Goal Percentage

  • 80.0% (28-35), Oklahoma State vs. Tulane, SE 2nd, 1992
  • 79.0% (49-62), North Carolina vs. Loyola Marymount, West 2nd, 1988
  • 78.6% (22-28), Villanova vs. Georgetown, CH, 1985
  • 75.0% (33-44), Northeastern vs. Virginia Commonwealth, East 1st, 1984

Lowest Field-Goal Percentage

  • 12.7% (8-63), Springfield vs. Indiana, East RSF, 1940
  • 13.9% (10-72), Harvard vs. Ohio State, East RSF, 1946
  • 18.8% (12-64), Butler vs. Connecticut, CH, 2011
  • 19.4% (14-72), Creighton vs. Cincinnati, RSF, 1962
  • 19.5% (15-77), North Carolina St. vs. Baylor, N3d, 1950

Most 3-Point Field Goals

  • 21, Loyola Marymount vs. Michigan, West 2nd, 1990
  • 18, Duke vs. Monmouth, 1st R, 2001
  • 18, West Virginia vs. Louisville, RF, 2005 (ot)
  • 17, Loyola Marymount vs. UNLV, West RF, 1990

Most 3-Point Field-Goal Attempts

  • 43, St. Joseph's vs. Boston College, 2nd, 1997 (OT)
  • 42, Long Island vs. Villanova, 1st, 1997
  • 42, Drake vs. Western Kentucky, 1st, 3-21-2008 (OT)
  • 41, Loyola Marymount vs. UNLV, RF, 1990

Highest 3-Point Field-Goal Percentage (Min. 7 3FGM)

  • 88.9% (8-9), Kansas State vs. Georgia, West 1st, 1987
  • 81.8% (9-11), Alabama vs. North Carolina A&T, SE 1st, 1987
  • 80.0% (8-10), Kansas State vs. Purdue, MW RSF, 1988
  • 80.0% (8-10), Maryland vs. Massachusetts, MW 2nd, 1994

Most Free Throws Made

  • 43, Arizona vs. Illinois, RF, 2001
  • 41, Utah vs. Santa Clara, West R3rd, 1960
  • 41, Navy vs. Syracuse, East 2nd, 1986

Most Free-Throw Attempts

  • 56, Arizona vs. Illinois, RF,2001
  • 55, Texas-El Paso vs. Tulsa, West 1st, 1985
  • 54, Morehead State vs. Pittsburgh, SE 1st, 1957
  • 53, Morehead State vs. Iowa, SE RSF, 1956

Most Free Throws Without a Miss

  • 22-22, Fordham vs. South Carolina, East R3rd, 1971
  • 18-18, Kentucky vs. Utah, 2nd R, 2003
  • 17-17, Dayton vs. Villanova, SE 1st, 1985
  • 17-17, Villanova vs. Kentucky, SE RSF, 1988

Most Rebounds

  • 86, Notre Dame vs. Tennessee Tech, 1st R, 1958
  • 76, Temple vs. Connecticut, RSF, 1956
  • 76, Houston vs. North Carolina, N3d, 1967
  • 76, Houston vs. TCU, RF, 1968
  • 76, UCLA vs. Weber St., RSF, 1972

Largest Rebound Margin

  • 42, Notre Dame (86) vs. Tennessee Tech (44), 1st R, 1958
  • 35, St. Johnís (N.Y.) (56) vs. Connecticut (21), 1st R, 1951
  • 35, Kansas (64) vs. Prairie View (29), 1st R, 1998
  • 34, Kansas (61) vs. Jackson St. (27), 1st R, 1997

Most Assists

  • 36, North Carolina vs. Loyola Marymount, 2nd R, 1988
  • 35, UNLV vs. Loyola Marymount, RF, 1990
  • 35, Kentucky vs. San Jose St., 1st R, 1996

Most Blocked Shots

  • 14, Kentucky vs. UCLA, RSF, 1998
  • 13, Louisville vs. Illinois, RSF, 1989
  • 13, Brigham Young vs. Virginia, 1st R, 1991
  • 13, Kansas vs. Jackson St., 1st R, 1997
  • 13, UCLA vs. Mississippi Valley State, 1st R, 2008
  • 13, Wake Forest vs. Cleveland State, 1st R, 2009

Most Steals

  • 19, Providence vs. Austin Peay, SE 2nd, 1987
  • 19, Connecticut vs. Boston University, East 1st, 1990
  • 19, Washington vs. Connecticut, RSF, 2006

Most Personal Fouls

  • 41, Dayton vs. Illinois, East RSF, 1952
  • 39, Kansas vs. Notre Dame, MW 1st, 1975

Most Players Disqualified

  • 6, Kansas vs. Notre Dame, 1st R, 1975
  • 6, Illinois vs. Arizona, RF, 2001
Abbreviation Key
CH-National Championship Game, NSF-National Semifinal Game, N3rd-National Third Place Game, RF-Regional Final Game, RSF-Regional Semifinal Game, R3rd-Regional Third Place Game, 2nd-Second Round Game, 1st-First Round Game, Op-Opening Round Game, East-East Regional, SE-Southeast/Mideast Regional, MW-Midwest Regional, West-West/Far West Regional

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