Villanova (#8) in 1985
8 Villanova over Georgetown
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.
8 Seed Villanova in 1985
8 seeded Vilanova in 1985
Villanova was the lowest seed to win the tournament as an 8 seed in 1985.
The team that Villanova played the most in the NCAA tournament in 2014 was Cincinnati.
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.
Villanova was an eighth seed in 1985.
In the 1985 NCAA tournament, Villanova was seeded 8th in the Southeast region. They defeated #9 Dayton, #1 Michigan, #5 Maryland, and #2 North Carolina to make it to the Final Four. They then defeated Memphis State in the semifinals and Georgetown in the finals to win the 1985 championship.