8 seed is the highest to ever win the tournament with villanova in 1985
8 seeded Vilanova in 1985
11 seed george mason and 11 sed LSU
No there hasn't been any 16th seed team to beat a number 1 seed. But there has been a teams that were a 15th seed to beat a 2nd seed
Since the seeding system was introduced in 1979, the lowest seed to win the NCAA men's basketball tournament was 8th-seeded Villanova in 1985.
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.
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
The lowest total score ever for 72 holes in the Masters Tournament was Tiger Woods' score of 270 in 1997.Tiger Woods=270
The lowest seed to ever win a game in the tournament was a 16th seed; it happened in 2018 when the University of Maryland - Baltimore County (16th seed in the South) beat the University of Virginia (1st seed in the South) by a score of 74 - 54.
North Carolina State
Villanova,Arizona Arizona is the only team to beat three number one seeds in the tournament. This was in 1997 when they beat Kansas, UNC and Kentucky, and went on to become the only number four seed to ever win the tournament.