Villanova (#8) in 1985
The Michigan Wolverines defeated Seton Hall to win the 1989 NCAA men's basketball tournament.
The "home" team position is granted to the higher-seeded team.
8 Villanova over Georgetown
Michigan State defeated Indiana State, 75-64, to win the 1979 NCAA basketball tournament.
Yes in 1989.
Twice, in 1979 and 2000.
Michigan State Vs Louisville in the 2012 mens NCAA tournament. Michigan State scored only 44 points as the lower seed Louisville Cardinals ousted the number 1 seeded Spartans.
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
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.
The Kentucky Wildcats won the NCAA basketball tournament in 1948.
Three. 1976, 1998, 2004.
The first NCAA Basketball Tournament was held in 1939.
Michigan State led by Earvin "Magic" Johnson won the 1979 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament over Indiana State and Larry Bird.
The University of Michigan has been in the NCAA Tournament 23 times but 4 appearances have been vacated due to the scandal concerning a booster and the program. So the official number is 19.
The first national basketball tournament was the National Invitational Tournament, the NIT. It preceded the start of the NCAA tourney. The first year of the NCAA Basketball Tournament was 1939.
In the 2013 NCAA men's basketball tournament, the Commonwealth of Kentucky was represented by two teams: the top-seeded University of Louisville and Western Kentucky University, which was the 16th seed in the South Region.
16 seeded Harvard defeated 1 seed Stanford in the 1998 women's NCAA tournament. That is the only victory by a 16 seed in either the men's or women's tournament.
Loyola vs Michigan 1990 149-115
Michigan State defeated Indiana State, 75 to 64
UNC was a number 1 seed in the 2009 NCAA basketball tournament.
No, Illinois has never won the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament went to 64 teams in 1985.
NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player was created in 1939.