Villanova was the lowest seed to win the tournament as an 8 seed in 1985.
8 Seed 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.
8th, the lowest seed to win it all
8 seeded Vilanova in 1985
Yes a number 16 seed has beat a number one seed in the NCAA basketball tournament, but it was in the womens' tournament. In 1988, 16th seed Harvard beat 1st seed Stanford in the womens' tourney. (Answer by Mymomisnfat) It also happened in 2018 when the University of Maryland - Baltimore County (16th seed in the South) beat the University of Virginia (1st seed in the South) by a score of 74 - 54.
16 seed, beat duke last year
The lowest seed to ever win a game in the tournament was a 16th seed; it happened in 2018 when the University of Maryland - Baltimore County (16th seed in the South) beat the University of Virginia (1st seed in the South) by a score of 74 - 54.
UNC was a number 1 seed in the 2009 NCAA basketball tournament.
No. The lowest seed to reach the Elite 8 was #12 Missouri in 2002.
Wake Forest was a number 4 seed in the 2009 NCAA Basketball Tournament.
A #1 seed, of course.
No. No 16th seed has every won the tournament or even won their first game. The lowest seed to ever win the championship is a #8 seed.
Yes,In 1998 in the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament 16 seed Harvard beat 1 seed Stanford
Davidson was a 10 seed in 2008
11 seed george mason and 11 sed LSU
It has not yet occurred in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
Michigan was a #3 seed when they won the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament in 1989.
Yes, Kansas is a #5 seed in the tournament.
East Tennessee State was last in the NCAA men's basketball tournament in 2010. They were a #16 seed.
The Villanova Wildcats won the NCAA tournament championship as a #6 seed.
Once. They went to the NCAA tournament for the first time in 2012 as a #15 seed.
The Louisville Cardinals are the overall number one seed in the 2009 NCAA tournament and will be playing in the Midwest Region
The #1 seeds are 108-0 against #16 seeds in the NCAA tournament.