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 36 tournaments since that time.

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

- | - |

#1 over #2 | 36/66 (54.5%) |

#1 over #3 | 22/36 (61.1%) |

#1 over #4 | 47/64 (73.4%) |

#1 over #5 | 41/49 (83.7%) |

#1 over #6 | 9/12 (75.0%) |

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

#1 over #8 | 58/73 (79.5%) |

#1 over #9 | 67/73 (91.8%) |

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

#1 over #11 | 5/9 (55.6%) |

#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 | 143/144 (99.3%) |

Total |
484/605 (80.0%) |

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

#2 over #1 | 30/66 (45.5%) |

- | - |

#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 | 57/83 (68.7%) |

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

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

#2 over #10 | 34/52 (65.4%) |

#2 over #11 | 15/18 (83.3%) |

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

#2 over #13 | N/A |

#2 over #14 | N/A |

#2 over #15 | 135/144 (93.8%) |

#2 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
339/478 (70.9%) |

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

#3 over #1 | 14/36 (38.9%) |

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

- | - |

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

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

#3 over #6 | 45/74 (60.8%) |

#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 | 32/50 (64.0%) |

#3 over #12 | N/A |

#3 over #13 | N/A |

#3 over #14 | 122/144 (84.7%) |

#3 over #15 | 2/2 (100.0%) |

#3 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
266/406 (65.5%) |

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

#4 over #1 | 17/64 (26.6%) |

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

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

- | - |

#4 over #5 | 42/75 (56.0%) |

#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 | 26/39 (66.7%) |

#4 over #13 | 113/144 (78.5%) |

#4 over #14 | N/A |

#4 over #15 | N/A |

#4 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
218/361 (60.4%) |

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

#5 over #1 | 8/49 (16.3%) |

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

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

#5 over #4 | 33/75 (44.0%) |

- | - |

#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 | 93/144 (64.6%) |

#5 over #13 | 16/19 (84.2%) |

#5 over #14 | N/A |

#5 over #15 | N/A |

#5 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
161/305 (52.8%) |

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

#6 over #1 | 3/12 (25.0%) |

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

#6 over #3 | 29/74 (39.2%) |

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

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

- | - |

#6 over #7 | 5/8 (62.5%) |

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

#6 over #9 | N/A |

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

#6 over #11 | 90/144 (62.5%) |

#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 |
154/297 (51.9%) |

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

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

#7 over #2 | 26/83 (31.3%) |

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

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

#7 over #5 | N/A |

#7 over #6 | 3/8 (37.5%) |

- | - |

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

#7 over #9 | N/A |

#7 over #10 | 87/144 (60.4%) |

#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 | 2/4 (50.0%) |

#7 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
130/273 (47.6%) |

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

#8 over #1 | 15/73 (20.5%) |

#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 | 71/144 (49.3%) |

#8 over #10 | N/A |

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

#8 over #12 | 0/2 (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 |
102/245 (41.6%) |

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

#9 over #1 | 6/73 (8.2%) |

#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 | 73/144 (50.7%) |

- | - |

#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 |
85/229 (37.1%) |

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

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

#10 over #2 | 18/52 (34.6%) |

#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 | 57/144 (39.6%) |

#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 |
89/233 (38.2%) |

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

#11 over #1 | 4/9 (44.4%) |

#11 over #2 | 3/18 (16.7%) |

#11 over #3 | 18/50 (36.0%) |

#11 over #4 | N/A |

#11 over #5 | N/A |

#11 over #6 | 54/144 (37.5%) |

#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 | 6/6 (100.0%) |

#11 over #15 | N/A |

#11 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
92/236 (39.0%) |

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

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

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

#12 over #3 | N/A |

#12 over #4 | 13/39 (33.3%) |

#12 over #5 | 51/144 (35.4%) |

#12 over #6 | N/A |

#12 over #7 | N/A |

#12 over #8 | 2/2 (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 |
75/219 (34.2%) |

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

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

#13 over #2 | N/A |

#13 over #3 | N/A |

#13 over #4 | 31/144 (21.5%) |

#13 over #5 | 3/19 (15.8%) |

#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 |
37/181 (20.4%) |

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

#14 over #1 | N/A |

#14 over #2 | N/A |

#14 over #3 | 22/144 (15.3%) |

#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 | 0/6 (0.0%) |

#14 over #12 | N/A |

#14 over #13 | N/A |

- | - |

#14 over #15 | N/A |

#14 over #16 | N/A |

Total |
24/168 (14.3%) |

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

#15 over #1 | N/A |

#15 over #2 | 9/144 (6.3%) |

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

#15 over #4 | N/A |

#15 over #5 | N/A |

#15 over #6 | N/A |

#15 over #7 | 2/4 (50.0%) |

#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 |
11/155 (7.1%) |

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

#16 over #1 | 1/144 (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 |
1/145 (0.7%) |