Nope, In the history of March madness a one see has never lost in the first round.
right after all the teams were known for round 1 of March Madness
The Elite Eight.
Opening Round Game: March 17, 2009 First Round: March 19-20, 2009 Second Round: March 21-22, 2009 Third Round: March 26-27, 2009 Fourth Round: March 28-29, 2009 Final Four: April 4 & 6, 2009
Yes. Both UConn and Washington have made it out of the second round.
Since 2011 there are 68 teams that qualify to play in March Madness. The first round consists of four games and eight teams playing to determine the remaining 64 teams which play in the following five rounds. The last or seventh round known as The Finals is played by the remaining two teams.
never made it past the 1st round
Here are the important dates for the 2009 tournament: Selection Sunday: March 15, 2009 Opening Round Game: March 17, 2009 First Round: March 19-20, 2009 Second Round: March 21-22, 2009 Third Round: March 26-27, 2009 Fourth Round: March 28-29, 2009 Final Four: April 4 & 6, 2009 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.
The 2010 NCAA mens basketball tournament began on Tuesday, March 16 with the opening round game and ended on Monday, April 5 with the national championship game.
Under the format in use for the 2013 NCAA men's basketball tournament, "March Madness" consists of the following games: 4 First-round "play-in" games 32 Second-round games 16 Third-round games 8 Sweet 16 games 4 Regional championship games 2 Final Four semi-final games 1 Championship/title game 67 TOTAL GAMES PLAYED Thus, it is the 67th game that determines the winner.
The second round you're thinking about is not the second round anymore. Those bright lights over at the NCAA now call the play-in games -- that the general public refers to as 'play-in games' -- the first round. That means the 'new' second round now has 64 teams. So the affectionate name sportswriters use for it is 'the first round.' We don't have all the answers at our site -- http://www.daily-player.com -- but we have fun with what we're doing.