NCAA Final Four Low Seeds-How They Advanced

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How teams seeded ninth or lower have advanced to the Final Four since 1979, when the NCAA began seeding all teams:

No. 9 Pennsylvania (1979)

First Round - beat No. 8 Iona 73-69

Second Round - beat No. 1 North Carolina 72-71

Regional Semifinal - beat No. 4 Syracuse 84-76

Regional Final - beat No. 10 St. John's 64-62

No. 11 LSU (1986)

First Round - beat No. 6 Purdue 94-87, 2OT

Second Round - beat No. 3 Memphis 83-81

Regional Semifinal - beat No. 2 Georgia Tech 70-64

Regional Championship - beat No. 1 Kentucky 59-57

No. 11 George Mason (2006)

First Round - beat No. 6 Michigan State 75-65

Second Round - beat No. 3 North Carolina 65-60

Regional Semifinal - beat No. 7 Wichita State 63-55

Regional Championship - beat No. 1 Connecticut 86-84, OT

No. 11 Virginia Commonwealth (2011)

First Round - beat No. 11 Southern Cal 59-46

Second Round - beat No. 6 Georgetown 74-56

Third Round - beat No. 3 Purdue 94-76

Regional Semifinal - beat No. 10 Florida State 72-71, OT

Regional Championship - beat No. 1 Kansas 71-61

No. 9 Wichita State (2013)

Second Round - beat No. 8 Pittsburgh 73-55

Third Round - beat No. 1 Gonzaga 76-70

Regional Semifinals - beat No. 12 La Salle 72-58

Regional Championship - beat No. 2 Ohio State 70-66

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