PickHoops QuickFact

Since PickHoops was founded, twelve out of twenty four national semifinals have had at least one Big East team.
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Since 1996, all four #1 seeds advanced to the round of 16 in twelve different years.
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Since 1996, the national championship game has included at least one team seeded #4 or higher, except for 2014 (#7 Connecticut vs. #8 Kentucky).
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In twenty four years, three #3 seeds have won the championship (Syracuse in 2003, Florida in 2006 and UConn in 2011).
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Since PickHoops was founded, a team named Connecticut, Kentucky, Duke, or UNC has won more than half of the championships.
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Since PickHoops was founded, the round of sixteen has included at least one team seeded #9 or lower every year except 2007.
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In twenty four years, 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, 6 teams have won the championship at least twice. They are Connecticut (4), Kentucky (3), Duke (3), UNC (3), Villanova (2), and Florida (2).
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Since PickHoops started, a #13 seed has upset a #4 seed 20 times.
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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, a #14 seed has upset a #3 seed 12 times.
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Since PickHoops started, Kansas has 5 appearances in the national semifinals.
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Since PickHoops was founded, Kansas has made the round of 16 fourteen times.
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In twenty four years, UNC and Michigan State have each made 8 national semifinal appearances, and Kentucky has made 7.
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In twenty four years, the national semifinals have featured two #1 seeds nine times and one #1 seed nine times.
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In twenty four 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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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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