GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Ncaa Basketball Tournament Team Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Since the NCAA men's basketball tournament began in 1939, only 35 different teams have won the championship."

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"UCLA holds the most championships in NCAA basketball history, totaling 11 titles."

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"The last undefeated team in an NCAA basketball season was the Indiana Hoosiers in 1976."

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"There have been 9 teams to enter the NCAA tournament undefeated. Only 7 of them won the championship."

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"The lowest seed to ever win the tournament was Villanova as a #8 seed in 1985."

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"The worst record for an at-large team to make the tournament was 14-16, by the 2011 USC Trojans."

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"The average seed of the NCAA tournament champion since 1985 is 2.03."

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"There have been 11 matchups featuring a #11 seed in the Final Four, more than any other seed beyond #6."

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"Duke and North Carolina have the most #1 seeds in tournament history, with 13 each."

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"The Kentucky Wildcats have made the most tournament appearances with 58."

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"The lowest seeded team to make the Final Four was Virginia Commonwealth University as an 11 seed in 2011."

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"Teams from the state of Kentucky have won the most NCAA basketball championships, with 11."

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"A #16 seed beating a #1 seed has only happened once, when UMBC beat Virginia in 2018."

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"The 2015 NCAA men’s basketball championship game between Duke and Wisconsin was the most-watched cable telecast in history, drawing 28.3 million viewers."

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"The 1999 Connecticut Huskies were the first team in the shot clock era to win the NCAA Tournament without allowing more than 67 points in a game."

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"The 2021 NCAA basketball tournament saw 14.5 million viewers, a 14% increase from 2019's broadcast."

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"The University of Florida is the most recent school to win back-to-back NCAA basketball championships, accomplishing the feat in 2006 and 2007."

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"Out of 21 first-round games played between No. 5 seeds and No. 12 seeds from 2016 to 2021, the No. 12 seeds have won 9 times."

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"There have been 5 instances of a No. 15 seed defeating a No. 2 seed, with the most recent being Oral Roberts over Ohio State in 2021."

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