The NCAA tournament was expanded to a 64-team format in 1985. This page provides a report of all the winning percentages for each seed matchup in the 35 tournaments since that time.

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

- | - |

#1 over #2 | 35/65 (53.8%) |

#1 over #3 | 21/35 (60.0%) |

#1 over #4 | 46/63 (73.0%) |

#1 over #5 | 39/47 (83.0%) |

#1 over #6 | 8/11 (72.7%) |

#1 over #7 | 6/7 (85.7%) |

#1 over #8 | 56/70 (80.0%) |

#1 over #9 | 66/72 (91.7%) |

#1 over #10 | 5/6 (83.3%) |

#1 over #11 | 4/7 (57.1%) |

#1 over #12 | 20/20 (100.0%) |

#1 over #13 | 4/4 (100.0%) |

#1 over #14 | N/A |

#1 over #15 | N/A |

#1 over #16 | 139/140 (99.3%) |

Total |
469/587 (79.9%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#2 over #1 | 30/65 (46.2%) |

- | - |

#2 over #3 | 34/56 (60.7%) |

#2 over #4 | 3/7 (42.9%) |

#2 over #5 | 0/5 (0.0%) |

#2 over #6 | 24/31 (77.4%) |

#2 over #7 | 57/82 (69.5%) |

#2 over #8 | 2/7 (28.6%) |

#2 over #9 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

#2 over #10 | 32/50 (64.0%) |

#2 over #11 | 14/16 (87.5%) |

#2 over #12 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

#2 over #13 | N/A |

#2 over #14 | N/A |

#2 over #15 | 132/140 (94.3%) |

#2 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
332/467 (71.1%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#3 over #1 | 14/35 (40.0%) |

#3 over #2 | 22/56 (39.3%) |

- | - |

#3 over #4 | 4/7 (57.1%) |

#3 over #5 | 2/3 (66.7%) |

#3 over #6 | 44/72 (61.1%) |

#3 over #7 | 9/15 (60.0%) |

#3 over #8 | 2/2 (100.0%) |

#3 over #9 | 2/2 (100.0%) |

#3 over #10 | 9/13 (69.2%) |

#3 over #11 | 32/49 (65.3%) |

#3 over #12 | N/A |

#3 over #13 | N/A |

#3 over #14 | 119/140 (85.0%) |

#3 over #15 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

#3 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
261/397 (65.7%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#4 over #1 | 17/63 (27.0%) |

#4 over #2 | 4/7 (57.1%) |

#4 over #3 | 3/7 (42.9%) |

- | - |

#4 over #5 | 41/74 (55.4%) |

#4 over #6 | 2/4 (50.0%) |

#4 over #7 | 2/5 (40.0%) |

#4 over #8 | 4/9 (44.4%) |

#4 over #9 | 2/3 (66.7%) |

#4 over #10 | 2/2 (100.0%) |

#4 over #11 | N/A |

#4 over #12 | 26/38 (68.4%) |

#4 over #13 | 111/140 (79.3%) |

#4 over #14 | N/A |

#4 over #15 | N/A |

#4 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
215/354 (60.7%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#5 over #1 | 8/47 (17.0%) |

#5 over #2 | 5/5 (100.0%) |

#5 over #3 | 1/3 (33.3%) |

#5 over #4 | 33/74 (44.6%) |

- | - |

#5 over #6 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

#5 over #7 | N/A |

#5 over #8 | 1/3 (33.3%) |

#5 over #9 | 1/3 (33.3%) |

#5 over #10 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

#5 over #11 | N/A |

#5 over #12 | 90/140 (64.3%) |

#5 over #13 | 14/17 (82.4%) |

#5 over #14 | N/A |

#5 over #15 | N/A |

#5 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
156/296 (52.7%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#6 over #1 | 3/11 (27.3%) |

#6 over #2 | 7/31 (22.6%) |

#6 over #3 | 28/72 (38.9%) |

#6 over #4 | 2/4 (50.0%) |

#6 over #5 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

- | - |

#6 over #7 | 4/7 (57.1%) |

#6 over #8 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

#6 over #9 | N/A |

#6 over #10 | 4/6 (66.7%) |

#6 over #11 | 88/140 (62.9%) |

#6 over #12 | N/A |

#6 over #13 | N/A |

#6 over #14 | 14/16 (87.5%) |

#6 over #15 | N/A |

#6 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
150/289 (51.9%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#7 over #1 | 1/7 (14.3%) |

#7 over #2 | 25/82 (30.5%) |

#7 over #3 | 6/15 (40.0%) |

#7 over #4 | 3/5 (60.0%) |

#7 over #5 | N/A |

#7 over #6 | 3/7 (42.9%) |

- | - |

#7 over #8 | 1/2 (50.0%) |

#7 over #9 | N/A |

#7 over #10 | 85/140 (60.7%) |

#7 over #11 | 0/4 (0.0%) |

#7 over #12 | N/A |

#7 over #13 | N/A |

#7 over #14 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

#7 over #15 | 2/3 (66.7%) |

#7 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
127/266 (47.7%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#8 over #1 | 14/70 (20.0%) |

#8 over #2 | 5/7 (71.4%) |

#8 over #3 | 0/2 (0.0%) |

#8 over #4 | 5/9 (55.6%) |

#8 over #5 | 2/3 (66.7%) |

#8 over #6 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

#8 over #7 | 1/2 (50.0%) |

- | - |

#8 over #9 | 68/140 (48.6%) |

#8 over #10 | N/A |

#8 over #11 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

#8 over #12 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

#8 over #13 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

#8 over #14 | N/A |

#8 over #15 | N/A |

#8 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
98/237 (41.4%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#9 over #1 | 6/72 (8.3%) |

#9 over #2 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

#9 over #3 | 0/2 (0.0%) |

#9 over #4 | 1/3 (33.3%) |

#9 over #5 | 2/3 (66.7%) |

#9 over #6 | N/A |

#9 over #7 | N/A |

#9 over #8 | 72/140 (51.4%) |

- | - |

#9 over #10 | N/A |

#9 over #11 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

#9 over #12 | N/A |

#9 over #13 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

#9 over #14 | N/A |

#9 over #15 | N/A |

#9 over #16 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

Total |
84/224 (37.5%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#10 over #1 | 1/6 (16.7%) |

#10 over #2 | 18/50 (36.0%) |

#10 over #3 | 4/13 (30.8%) |

#10 over #4 | 0/2 (0.0%) |

#10 over #5 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

#10 over #6 | 2/6 (33.3%) |

#10 over #7 | 55/140 (39.3%) |

#10 over #8 | N/A |

#10 over #9 | N/A |

- | - |

#10 over #11 | 1/3 (33.3%) |

#10 over #12 | N/A |

#10 over #13 | N/A |

#10 over #14 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

#10 over #15 | 5/5 (100.0%) |

#10 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
87/227 (38.3%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#11 over #1 | 3/7 (42.9%) |

#11 over #2 | 2/16 (12.5%) |

#11 over #3 | 17/49 (34.7%) |

#11 over #4 | N/A |

#11 over #5 | N/A |

#11 over #6 | 52/140 (37.1%) |

#11 over #7 | 4/4 (100.0%) |

#11 over #8 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

#11 over #9 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

#11 over #10 | 2/3 (66.7%) |

- | - |

#11 over #12 | N/A |

#11 over #13 | N/A |

#11 over #14 | 5/5 (100.0%) |

#11 over #15 | N/A |

#11 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
86/226 (38.1%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#12 over #1 | 0/20 (0.0%) |

#12 over #2 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

#12 over #3 | N/A |

#12 over #4 | 12/38 (31.6%) |

#12 over #5 | 50/140 (35.7%) |

#12 over #6 | N/A |

#12 over #7 | N/A |

#12 over #8 | 1/1 (100.0%) |

#12 over #9 | N/A |

#12 over #10 | N/A |

#12 over #11 | N/A |

- | - |

#12 over #13 | 9/12 (75.0%) |

#12 over #14 | N/A |

#12 over #15 | N/A |

#12 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
72/212 (34.0%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#13 over #1 | 0/4 (0.0%) |

#13 over #2 | N/A |

#13 over #3 | N/A |

#13 over #4 | 29/140 (20.7%) |

#13 over #5 | 3/17 (17.6%) |

#13 over #6 | N/A |

#13 over #7 | N/A |

#13 over #8 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

#13 over #9 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

#13 over #10 | N/A |

#13 over #11 | N/A |

#13 over #12 | 3/12 (25.0%) |

- | - |

#13 over #14 | N/A |

#13 over #15 | N/A |

#13 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
35/175 (20.0%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#14 over #1 | N/A |

#14 over #2 | N/A |

#14 over #3 | 21/140 (15.0%) |

#14 over #4 | N/A |

#14 over #5 | N/A |

#14 over #6 | 2/16 (12.5%) |

#14 over #7 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

#14 over #8 | N/A |

#14 over #9 | N/A |

#14 over #10 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

#14 over #11 | 0/5 (0.0%) |

#14 over #12 | N/A |

#14 over #13 | N/A |

- | - |

#14 over #15 | N/A |

#14 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
23/163 (14.1%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#15 over #1 | N/A |

#15 over #2 | 8/140 (5.7%) |

#15 over #3 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

#15 over #4 | N/A |

#15 over #5 | N/A |

#15 over #6 | N/A |

#15 over #7 | 1/3 (33.3%) |

#15 over #8 | N/A |

#15 over #9 | N/A |

#15 over #10 | 0/5 (0.0%) |

#15 over #11 | N/A |

#15 over #12 | N/A |

#15 over #13 | N/A |

#15 over #14 | N/A |

- | - |

#15 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
9/149 (6.0%) |

Matchup | Win % |
---|---|

#16 over #1 | 1/140 (0.7%) |

#16 over #2 | N/A |

#16 over #3 | N/A |

#16 over #4 | N/A |

#16 over #5 | N/A |

#16 over #6 | N/A |

#16 over #7 | N/A |

#16 over #8 | N/A |

#16 over #9 | 0/1 (0.0%) |

#16 over #10 | N/A |

#16 over #11 | N/A |

#16 over #12 | N/A |

#16 over #13 | N/A |

#16 over #14 | N/A |

#16 over #15 | N/A |

- | - |

Total |
1/141 (0.7%) |