Historical Seed Win Percentage

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.

#1

Matchup Win %
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#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%)

#2

Matchup Win %
#2 over #1 30/65 (46.2%)
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#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%)

#3

Matchup Win %
#3 over #1 14/35 (40.0%)
#3 over #2 22/56 (39.3%)
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#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%)

#4

Matchup Win %
#4 over #1 17/63 (27.0%)
#4 over #2 4/7 (57.1%)
#4 over #3 3/7 (42.9%)
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#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%)

#5

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%)
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#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%)

#6

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%)
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#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%)

#7

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%)
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#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%)

#8

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%)
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#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%)

#9

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%)
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#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%)

#10

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
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#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%)

#11

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%)
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#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%)

#12

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
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#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%)

#13

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%)
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#13 over #14 N/A
#13 over #15 N/A
#13 over #16 N/A
Total 35/175 (20.0%)

#14

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
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#14 over #15 N/A
#14 over #16 N/A
Total 23/163 (14.1%)

#15

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
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#15 over #16 N/A
Total 9/149 (6.0%)

#16

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
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Total 1/141 (0.7%)