The lowest scoring game in NCAA history was between North Carolina and Pittsburgh in 1941. Their combined score was only 46.
Villanova was the lowest seed to win the tournament as an 8 seed in 1985.
North Carolina has Three Teams in the NCAA Tournament Duke, North Carolina, UNC-Ashville
Michigan State did not make the NCAA tournament in 1980 after winning the championship in 1979. Florida did not make the NCAA tournament in 2008 after winning the 2007 championship. North Carolina won the NCAA tournament in 2009 and will not make the tournament in 2010.
The team that Villanova played the most in the NCAA tournament in 2014 was Cincinnati.
They have never played another in the NCAA tournament
In 2012, there are (or were) four teams in the NCAA tournament: Duke, Florida State, North Carolina and North Carolina State. That is 4/68 or 5.9% of the tournament. Actually, in 2011, the seven teams that were in the NCAA tournament were: Virginia, North Carolina, Duke, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Boston College and Virginia Tech. That constituted 7/65 of the entire NCAA tournament or 10.8%
8 Seed Villanova in 1985
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Villanova (#8) in 1985
8th, the lowest seed to win it all
8 seeded Vilanova in 1985
NORTH CAROLINA TARHEELS - 100
Including the 2009 NCAA Tournament... Kentucky - 50 UCLA - 43 North Carolina - 41 Kansas - 38
Since the NCAA implemented the 64 seed tournament format in 1985, the lowest seed to make it to the NCAA championship game was #8 seeded Villanova in 1985.
8 Villanova over Georgetown
There was no 1933 NCAA Tournament. The first NCAA Tournament was in 1939 with Oregon beating Ohio State in the Finals.