In 2006, George Mason made it as a #11 seed. This is not necessarily the lowest seed of all time to make it to the final four.
The lowest seed to reach the Elite 8 was #12 Missouri in 2002.
George Mason as the #11 seed in 2006 and LSU as the #11 seed in 1986.
The lowest seeded team to make it all the way to the Final Four in the NCAA basketball tournament was an 11 seed and it happened four times:11 seeded LSU in 198611 seeded George Mason in 200611 seeded VCU in 201111 seeded Wichita State in 2013
11 seed george mason and 11 sed LSU
George Mason was the 11th seed in 2006 and made it all the way to the Final Four. I don't know if that's the lowest seeded team to make it to the Elite Eight or Final Four though.http://a.espncdn.com/ncaatourney/brackets/2006Bracket.pdf
11 seed George Mason
A 16 seed has never defeated a 1 seed, which is their first opponent of the round of 64
2011 NCAA Final Four, #8 seed Butler, facing #11 seed Virginia Commonwealth. 1985 NCAA Final Four, #8 seed Villanova, defeated #1 Georgetown to win the National Championship. 1980 NCAA Final Four, #8 seed UCLA, lost to #2 Louisville in the National Championship game.
16th seed- four of them(1 per region)
In 1985 Villanova won a national championship as an 8 seed beating Georgetown the highest seed ever to win a national championship
As of the 2008 March Madness, that was 2006 when Florida (3 seed), UCLA (2 seed), George Mason (11 seed), and LSU (4 seed) made the Final Four. That also happened in 1980 when Louisville (2 seed), UCLA (8 seed), Purdue (6 seed), and Iowa (5 seed) made the Final Four.
Michigan State is the number 2 seed.
(11)LSU (1986) (11)George Mason (2006) (11)Virginia Commonweath (2011)
Since the 64 team structure, Virginia made it to the final 4 in 1984 as a number 7 seed.
They were an 11 seed.
#12 Missouri in 2002