How often do 9 seeds beat 8 seeds?

How often do 9 seeds beat 8 seeds?

More than 60 percent of the 8-9 games have been decided by single digits. Kentucky is tied with BYU for the most appearances as an 8 seed and has a 3-1 record compared to the Cougars’ 0-4 record. 9 seeds went 4-0 against 8 seeds in the 2019 NCAA tournament and 3-1 in 2018.

Has a 9 seed ever won NCAA?

History of Lower Seeds & How Far They Advance in March Madness. #9 – The furthest a No. 9 seed has advanced is to the Final Four, it happened in 2013 with Wichita State losing to No. 1 seed, and eventual champion, Louisville.

When was the last time a 9 seed won March Madness?

2019 was one of the rare occasions all No. 9 seeds advanced to the Round of 32, winning by an average of 16 points. It was only the fifth time the lower seed won all four games and last since 2001. The other three times this happened was in 1989,1994 and 1999.

What percent of 1 seeds make the Elite 8?

How Far Does Each Seed Advance?

Seed Round of 32 Elite Eight
1 99.3% 69.4%
2 93.8% 46.5%
3 84.7% 24.3%
4 78.5% 14.6%

What is the lowest seed to win the NCAA?

Lowest seed to win national title The lowest seeds to win the national title are Villanova as a No. 8 seed in 1985 and UConn as a No. 7 seed in 2014.

Has an 11th seed ever made the Final Four?

The last time an 11 seed made the Final Four was in 2018 when Loyola Chicago and Sister Jean took March Madness by storm. It was so recent that a freshman on that team, one Cameron Krutwig, was able to become an NCAA Tournament standout once again in 2021.

What percent of 14 seeds beat 3 seeds?

History of 14 vs. Twenty-one 14 seeds have upset 3 seeds since 1985, giving them a 21-119 record all-time. That equates to a 15.0 win percentage.

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