16 seed, beat duke last year
Villanova (#8) in 1985
11 seed george mason and 11 sed LSU
8 Villanova over Georgetown
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.
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
A team's initial placement in tournament brackets is where that team is seeded. not seated.
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 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.
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
The "home" team position is granted to the higher-seeded team.
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.
The home team, or the higher seeded team in a tournament, wears their white jerseys.
Villanova was the lowest seed to win the tournament as an 8 seed in 1985.
The Boston TeaBaggers.
no the lowest seed that has ever won an nba championship was the 7th seed Houston rockets in the 90s. Actually, that Houston rockets team was 6th, but yes they were the lowest seeded team to ever win an nba title, in the 1995 NBA Finals
In 2006, the third seeded (in the Minneapolis bracket) University of Florida gators defeated the #2 seeded UCLA (in the Oakland bracket) in the national championship. Neither team was a number one seeed
11 seed George Mason
The worst seeded teams ever to make it to the NCAA Final Four were both George Mason University in 2006 and Virginia Commonwealth University in 2011. They were both 11 seeds entering the tournament.
#1 seeded Kansas defeated Kentucky in the second round of the 2007 NCAA Tournament, by a score of 88-76.
The number 1 seed.
16th seed- four of them(1 per region)