NCAA Tournament History

NCAA Tournament History Index

Single Game Overtime Records

Most Overtime Periods

  • 4, Canisius (79) vs. North Carolina State (78), East 1st, 1956
  • 4, St. Joseph's (127) vs. Utah (120), N3rd, 1961

Most Points in Overtime

  • 38, St. Joseph's vs. Utah, N3rd, 1961 (4 OT)

Most Points in Overtimes, Both Teams

  • 69, St. Joseph's (38) vs. Utah (31), N3rd, 1961 (4 OT)

Most Points in One Overtime Period

  • 25, Texas A&M vs. North Carolina, MW 2nd, 1980 (2nd OT)

Most Points in One Overtime Period, Both Teams

  • 42, Alabama (24) vs. Penn (18), East 1st, 1995

Largest Winning Margin in an Overtime Game

  • 17, Texas A&M (78) vs. North Carolina (61), MW 2nd, 1980 (2 OT)

Most Overtime Games by One Team in One Tournament

  • 3, Syracuse, 1975

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