Tuesday, December 12, 2017

 NCAA Bracket history for WVU

By Jeff Vickers

2015 Marks the 25th time that the Mountaineers will play in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament. To this point West Virginia is 25-25 in the NCAA Tournament.

The NCAA Selection Committee has chosen the Mountaineers as the #5 seed in the Mid-West Bracket. The Mountaineers will face the #12 seed Buffalo, the winner advances to face the winner of the Maryland/ Valparaiso game in the round of 32.

Round by Round record (Since Play as Seeds in 1982)

1st – 9-6
2nd – 5-4
3rd – 2-3
4th – 1-1
5th – 0-1

Seeding Breakdown:

#2 – 1 Time, 2010 – 4-1 record as a #2 Seed
#5 – 2 Times, 2011 & 1982 – 2-2 record as a #5 Seed
#6 – 2 Times, 2009 & 2006 – 2-2 record as a #6 Seed
#7 – 5 Times, 2008, 2005, 1989, 1987 & 1983 – 6-5 record as a #7 Seed
#9 – 1 Time, 1986 – 0-1 record as a #9 Seed
#10 – 2 Times , 2012 & 1998 – 2-2 record as #10 Seed
#11 – 1 Time, 1984 – 1-1 record as #11 Seed
#12 – 1 Time – 1992 – 0-1 record as #12 Seed

East Bracket – 17 Times
Mid-East Bracket – 1 Time
South Bracket – 1 Time
Mid-West Bracket – 1 Time
West Bracket – 4 Times

Opponents and Record against in Tournament: (Alphabetically Listed)

Arizona (1-0), Boston University (1-0), California (0-1), Canisus (0-1), Cincinnati (1-0), Clemson (1-0), Connecticut (1-0), Creighton (1-0), Dartmouth (1-1), Dayton (0-1), Duke (1-2), Fresno State (0-1), Gonzaga (0-1), James Madison (0-1), Kentucky (2-0), La Salle (0-1), Louisville (1-1), Manhattan (0-1), Maryland (0-1), Missouri (1-1), Morgan State (1-0), Navy (1-0), New York University (1-1), North Carolina A&T (1-0), Northwestern State (1-0), Old Dominion (0-1), Oregon State (1-0), Princeton (0-1), Providence (0-1), Saint Joseph’s (2-1), Southern Illinois (1-0), Temple (1-0), Tennessee (1-0), Texas (0-1), Texas Tech (1-0), Utah (0-1), Villanova (0-1), Wake Forest (1-0), Washington (1-0), Western Kentucky (0-1), Xavier (0-1)

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