Since 1979, when the tournament started seeding teams, five #2 seeds have won the NCAA men's Basketball tournament.
Penn State never won the national championship but they've made the final four several times.
15 NBA titles and 1 NBL Championship (National Basketball League)
only once in 1960
in the NCAA championship Syracuse had played kansas 8 times in NCAA history.
In men's basketball, Kentucky has more NCAA basketball championships. Kansas' men's basketball team has won the NCAA championship three times while Kentucky's men's basketball team has won the NCAA championship eight times. In women's basketball, neither team has a championship.
The University of Texas has made the Final Four three times: 2003, 1947, 1943 They have yet to win the national championship in Division I basketball.
The Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team has made it to the Final Four and won their game to move on to the National Championship game 11 times. Three of those National Championship games were lost while the other eight were won.
UCLA, eleven times.
North Carolina has won the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship 5 times: 1957, 1982, 1993, 2005 and 2009.