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Since PickHoops started, only 12 out of 96 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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Since 1996, the national semifinals have featured three or more #1 seeds a total of 4 times.
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In twenty four years, fifteen #11 seeds have advanced to the round of 16.
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Since PickHoops started, 23 schools have made the round of 16 more than 5 times.
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During PickHoops history, thirteen out of twenty four national semifinals have had at least one SEC team.
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Since PickHoops started, only one #4 seed team has won the championship (Arizona in 1997).
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Since 1996, more #11 seeds (15) have advanced to the round of 16 than #8 or #9 seeds.
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Since 1996, the Big 12 has had five different schools advance to the national semifinals (Kansas, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas Tech, and Oklahoma).
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Since PickHoops started, only thirteen times have seeds #1, #2, #3, and #4 in a single region all advanced to the round of 16. It happened twice in 2019.
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During PickHoops history, the round of sixteen has included at least one team seeded #9 or lower every year except 2007.
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Since PickHoops was founded, UNC and Michigan State have each made 8 national semifinal appearances, and Kentucky has made 7.
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Since PickHoops was founded, the lowest seeds to advance to the national semifinals were George Mason University (2006), VCU (2011), and Loyola (2018), all #11 seeds.
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Since PickHoops was founded, 23 schools have made the round of 16 more than 5 times.
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Since PickHoops started, 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, UCLA has made the round of 16 eleven times.
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Since PickHoops started, Kansas has 5 appearances in the national semifinals.
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Since PickHoops started, the Big 10 has had seven different schools advance to the national semifinals (Michigan State, Ohio State, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and Indiana).

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