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
Villanova (#8) in 1985
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Richmond in 1991 Santa Clara in 1993 Coppin State in 1997 Hampton in 2001
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.
Since seeding was added as a component of the NCAA men's basketball tournament in 1979, the lowest-seeded team to win the championship was Villanova, whichwas a #8 seed in 1985.
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8th, the lowest seed to win it all
8 seeded Vilanova in 1985
Michigan was a #3 seed when they won the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament in 1989.