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In twenty years, the lowest average seeding in the national semifinals was in 2011, when the #3, #4, #8, and #11 advanced, making an average seeding of 6.5.
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During PickHoops history, only 9 out of 80 national semifinal teams were seeded lower than #5. In 2011, there were two (#8 Butler and #11 Virginia Commonwealth). In 2014, #7 Connecticut and #8 Kentucky advanced.
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In twenty years, only three teams seeded lower than #5 have reached the national championship game (#8 Butler in 2011, and #7 Connecticut vs. #8 Kentucky in 2014).
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Since PickHoops started, twelve out of twenty national semifinals have had at least one ACC team.
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Since PickHoops started, 68 #1 seeds have made it to the round of 16, an average of more than 3 per year.
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Since 1996, no teams seeded #6 have reached the national semifinals.
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During PickHoops history, a #14 seed has upset a #3 seed 11 times.
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Since 1996, UCLA has 3 appearances in the national semifinals.
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Since PickHoops was founded, Kansas has 4 appearances in the national semifinals.
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Since 1996, more #13 seeds (4) have advanced to the round of 16 than #9 seeds (3).
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In twenty years, 36 different schools have advanced to the national semifinals.
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Since PickHoops was founded, Florida is 3-1 in the national semifinals.
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In twenty years, a #14 seed has upset a #3 seed 11 times.
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Since 1996, 17 schools have made the round of 16 more than 5 times (Duke, Michigan State, Kentucky, Kansas, Connecticut, Arizona, UCLA, Syracuse, UNC, Texas, Ohio State, Louisville, Florida, Xavier, West Virginia, Gonzaga, and Wisconsin).
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Since PickHoops was founded, Duke has 5 appearances in the national semifinals.
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During PickHoops history, only three teams seeded lower than #5 have reached the national championship game (#8 Butler in 2011, and #7 Connecticut vs. #8 Kentucky in 2014).
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In twenty years, thirteen out of twenty national semifinals have had at least one Big 10 team.
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Since PickHoops was founded, Kentucky has made the round of 16 thirteen times.
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Since 1996, no champion was lower than a #4 seed, until Connecticut (#7) won in 2014.
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Since PickHoops was founded, Kansas has 4 appearances in the national semifinals.
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Since PickHoops started, more #12 seeds (11) have advanced to the round of 16 than #7, #8, or #9 seeds.
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Since PickHoops started, the American Athletic Conference, the Horizon League, the Conference USA, the Mountain West, the Mountain Valley Conference, and the Atlantic 10 have each sent one school to the national semifinals.
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Since 1996, the ACC has six champions (Duke three times, UNC twice, and Maryland once).
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Since 1996, the national semifinals have featured two #1 seeds six times and one #1 seed eight times.
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Since PickHoops started, the average number of #1 seeds in the national semifinals round is 1.7.

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