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 34 tournaments since that time.

#1

Matchup Win %
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#1 over #2 35/64 (54.7%)
#1 over #3 19/32 (59.4%)
#1 over #4 44/61 (72.1%)
#1 over #5 38/45 (84.4%)
#1 over #6 8/11 (72.7%)
#1 over #7 6/7 (85.7%)
#1 over #8 56/70 (80.0%)
#1 over #9 62/68 (91.2%)
#1 over #10 5/6 (83.3%)
#1 over #11 4/7 (57.1%)
#1 over #12 19/19 (100.0%)
#1 over #13 4/4 (100.0%)
#1 over #14 N/A
#1 over #15 N/A
#1 over #16 135/136 (99.3%)
Total 455/570 (79.8%)

#2

Matchup Win %
#2 over #1 29/64 (45.3%)
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#2 over #3 32/51 (62.7%)
#2 over #4 3/7 (42.9%)
#2 over #5 0/4 (0.0%)
#2 over #6 24/31 (77.4%)
#2 over #7 56/81 (69.1%)
#2 over #8 2/7 (28.6%)
#2 over #9 0/1 (0.0%)
#2 over #10 29/47 (61.7%)
#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 #15 128/136 (94.1%)
#2 over #16 N/A
Total 321/452 (71.0%)

#3

Matchup Win %
#3 over #1 13/32 (40.6%)
#3 over #2 19/51 (37.3%)
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#3 over #4 4/7 (57.1%)
#3 over #5 2/3 (66.7%)
#3 over #6 41/69 (59.4%)
#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 31/48 (64.6%)
#3 over #12 N/A
#3 over #13 N/A
#3 over #14 115/136 (84.6%)
#3 over #15 1/1 (100.0%)
#3 over #16 N/A
Total 249/381 (65.4%)

#4

Matchup Win %
#4 over #1 17/61 (27.9%)
#4 over #2 4/7 (57.1%)
#4 over #3 3/7 (42.9%)
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#4 over #5 41/73 (56.2%)
#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 24/36 (66.7%)
#4 over #13 108/136 (79.4%)
#4 over #14 N/A
#4 over #15 N/A
#4 over #16 N/A
Total 210/345 (60.9%)

#5

Matchup Win %
#5 over #1 7/45 (15.6%)
#5 over #2 4/4 (100.0%)
#5 over #3 1/3 (33.3%)
#5 over #4 32/73 (43.8%)
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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 89/136 (65.4%)
#5 over #13 14/17 (82.4%)
#5 over #14 N/A
#5 over #15 N/A
#5 over #16 N/A
Total 152/288 (52.8%)

#6

Matchup Win %
#6 over #1 3/11 (27.3%)
#6 over #2 7/31 (22.6%)
#6 over #3 28/69 (40.6%)
#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 85/136 (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 147/282 (52.1%)

#7

Matchup Win %
#7 over #1 1/7 (14.3%)
#7 over #2 25/81 (30.9%)
#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 84/136 (61.8%)
#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 126/261 (48.3%)

#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 68/136 (50.0%)
#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 98/233 (42.1%)

#9

Matchup Win %
#9 over #1 6/68 (8.8%)
#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 68/136 (50.0%)
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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 80/216 (37.0%)

#10

Matchup Win %
#10 over #1 1/6 (16.7%)
#10 over #2 18/47 (38.3%)
#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 52/136 (38.2%)
#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 84/220 (38.2%)

#11

Matchup Win %
#11 over #1 3/7 (42.9%)
#11 over #2 2/16 (12.5%)
#11 over #3 17/48 (35.4%)
#11 over #4 N/A
#11 over #5 N/A
#11 over #6 51/136 (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%)
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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 85/221 (38.5%)

#12

Matchup Win %
#12 over #1 0/19 (0.0%)
#12 over #2 0/1 (0.0%)
#12 over #3 N/A
#12 over #4 12/36 (33.3%)
#12 over #5 47/136 (34.6%)
#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 8/11 (72.7%)
#12 over #14 N/A
#12 over #15 N/A
#12 over #16 N/A
Total 68/204 (33.3%)

#13

Matchup Win %
#13 over #1 0/4 (0.0%)
#13 over #2 N/A
#13 over #3 N/A
#13 over #4 28/136 (20.6%)
#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 3/11 (27.3%)
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#13 over #14 N/A
#13 over #15 N/A
#13 over #16 N/A
Total 34/170 (20.0%)

#14

Matchup Win %
#14 over #1 N/A
#14 over #2 N/A
#14 over #3 21/136 (15.4%)
#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 23/159 (14.5%)

#15

Matchup Win %
#15 over #1 N/A
#15 over #2 8/136 (5.9%)
#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 9/145 (6.2%)

#16

Matchup Win %
#16 over #1 1/136 (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 1/137 (0.7%)