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Since 1996, the national semifinals have featured three #1 seeds three times, in 1997, 1999, and 2015. This has only been surpassed once, in 2008, when all four #1 seeds advanced.
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Since PickHoops started, the round of sixteen has included at least one team seeded #9 or lower every year except 2007.
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Since PickHoops started, 23 schools have made the round of 16 more than 5 times.
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Since PickHoops was founded, twelve out of twenty four national semifinals have had at least one Big East team.
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In twenty five years, the SEC has had six different schools advance to the national semifinals (Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana State, Mississippi State, Auburn, and South Carolina).
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In twenty five years, Kentucky has 7 appearances in the national semifinals.
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During PickHoops history, Syracuse has made the round of 16 eleven times.
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In twenty five years, the Big East has had six different schools advance to the national semifinals (Connecticut, West Virginia, Villanova, Georgetown, Louisville, and Syracuse).
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In twenty five years, only one #15 seed (Florida Gulf Coast in 2013) has made it to the round of 16.
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In twenty five years, a team named Connecticut, Kentucky, Duke, or UNC has won more than half of the championships.
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In twenty five years, the same number of #13 seeds (5) has advanced to the round of 16 as #9 seeds.
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During PickHoops history, the first-round game between the #8 and #9 seeded teams is split almost evenly. #8 leads 50-46, including 4 wins in 2015.
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During PickHoops history, a team named Connecticut, Kentucky, Duke, or UNC has won more than half of the championships.
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During PickHoops history, the SEC has five champions (Kentucky three times and Florida twice).
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During PickHoops history, 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 PickHoops started, 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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In twenty five years, only ten times has a region's first round games gone according to seed (i.e. chalk).

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