03/14/2006

 Teams who achieved their highest seed in school history (1st time)

School Seed
Memphis 1
Villanova 1
Tennessee 2
Nevada 5
George Washington 8
Bucknell 9
North Carolina-Wilmington 9
Northern Iowa 10
George Mason 11
San Diego State 11
Wisconsin-Milwaukee 11
Montana 12
Belmont 15
Albany 16
Number of Times team has been seeded at current seed
1 Duke 10 Memphis 1 Connecticut 4 Villanova 1
2 Texas 1 UCLA 3 Tennessee 1 Ohio State 1
3 Iowa 2 Gonzaga 2 North Carolina 4 Florida 3
4 Louisiana State 3 Kansas 4 Illinois 6 Boston College 3
5 Syracuse 4 Pittsburgh 1 Washington 2 Nevada 1
6 West Virginia 1 Indiana 4 Michigan State 1 Oklahoma 2
7 California 1 Marquette 3 Wichita State 1 Georgetown 2
8 George Washington 1 Arkansas 1 Kentucky 2 Arizona 1
9 North Carolina-Wilmington 1 Bucknell 1 UAB 3 Wisconsin 2
10 North Carolina State 2 Alabama 1 Seton Hall 3 Northern Iowa 1
11 Southern Illinois 4 San Diego State 1 George Mason 1 Wisconsin-Milwaukee 1
12 Texas A&M 2 Kent State 1 Utah State 3 Montana 1
13 Iona 2 Bradley 1 Air Force 1 Pacific 2
14 Northwestern State 1 Xavier 3 Murray State 4 South Alabama 1
15 Pennsylvania 2 Belmont 1 Winthrop 1 Davidson 1
16 Southern 2 Oral Roberts 1 Albany 1 Monmouth 2
Hampton 1

First Round Rematches
       California defeated North Carolina State 76-74 in 2003 First Round
       Memphis defeated Oral Roberts 92-83 in 1984 First Round
       Kent State defeated Pittsburgh 78-73 in 2002 Sweet Sixteen
       UAB is 2-0 vs. Kentucky (1981 Second Round, 2004 Second Round)
       North Carolina defeated Murray State 80-70 in 1995 First Round
       Wisconsin defeated Arizona 66-59 in 2000 Second Round
       Ohio State defeated Davidson 69-64 in 2002 First Round  

Hampton has the lowest RPI Ranking of any tournament team (since 1994) at #284.