Villanova NCAA Tournament History

March 28, 2009 6:45:21 PM PDT
Villanova NCAA Tournament History

Overall Record: 47-29 (.618)
Final Four Appearances: 2 (1939, 1971, 1985)
NCAA Tournament Championships: 1 (1985)

2009--Third seed in East Region
Defeated American in first round, 80-67
Defeated UCLA in second round, 89-69
Defeated Duke in regional semifinal, 77-54
Defeated Pitt in regional final, 78-76

2008--12th seed in Midwest Region
Defeated Clemson in first round, 75-69
Defeated Siena in second round, 84-72
Lost to Kansas in regional semifinal, 72-57

2007--Ninth seed in West Region
Lost to Kentucky in first round, 67-58

2006--First seed in Minneapolis Region
Defeated Monmouth in first round, 58-45
Defeated Arizona in second round, 82-78
Defeated Boston College in regional semifinal, 60-59 (OT)
Lost to Florida in regional final, 75-62

2005--Fifth seed in Syracuse Region
Defeated New Mexico in first round, 55-47
Defeated Florida in second round, 76-65
Lost to North Carolina in regional semifinal, 67-66

1999--Eighth seed in Midwest Region
Lost to Misssissippi in first round, 72-70

1997--Fourth seed in East Region
Defeated Long Island in first round, 101-91
Lost to California in second round, 75-68

1996--Third seed in Midwest Region
Defeated Portland in first round, 92-58
Lost to Louisville in second round, 68-64

1995--Third seed in East Region
Lost to Old Dominion in first round, 89-81 (3 OT)

1991--Ninth seed in East Region
Defeated Princeton in first round, 50-48
Lost to North Carolina in second round, 84-69

1990--12th seed in Southeast Region
Lost to LSU in first round, 70-63

1988--Sixth seed in East Region
Defeated Arkansas in first round, 82-74
Defeated Illinois in second round, 66-63
Defeated Kentucky in Regional semifinal, 80-74
Lost to Oklahoma in Regional final, 78-59

1986--Tenth seed in East Region
Defeated Virginia Tech in first round, 71-62
Lost to Georgia Tech in second round, 66-61

1985--Eighth seed in Southeast Region
Defeated Dayton in first round, 51-49
Defeated Michigan in second round, 59-55
Defeated Maryland in Regional semifinal, 46-43
Defeated North Carolina in Regional final, 56-44
Defeated Memphis in National Semifinal, 52-45
Defeated Georgetown in National Championship, 66-64

1984--Seventh seed in Mideast Region
Defeated Marshall in second round, 84-72
Lost to Illinois in second round, 64-56

1983--Third seed in Midwest Region
Defeated Lamar in second round, 60-58
Defeated Iowa in Regional semifinal, 55-54
Lost to Houston in Regional final, 89-71

1982--Third seed in East Region
Defeated Northeastern in second round, 76-72 (3OT)
Defeated Memphis in Regional semifinal, 70-66
Lost to North Carolina in Regional final, 70-60

1981--Ninth seed in East Region
Defeated Houston in first round, 90-72
Lost to Virginia in second round, 54-50

1980--Eighth seed in East Region
Defeated Marquette in first round, 77-59
Lost to Syracuse in second round, 97-83

1978--East Region
Defeated LaSalle in first round, 103-97
Defeated Indiana in Regional semifinal, 61-60
Lost to Duke in Regional final, 90-72

1972--East Region
Defeated East Carolina in first round, 85-70
Lost to Pennsylvania in Regional semifinal, 78-67
Lost to South Carolina in consolation, 90-78

*1971--East Region
Defeated St. Joseph's in first round, 93-75
Defeated Fordham in Regional semifinal, 85-75
Defeated Pennsylvania in Regional final, 90-47
Defeated Western Kentucky in National Semifinal, 92-89 (2OT)
Lost to UCLA in National Final, 68-62

1970--East Region
Defeated Temple in first round, 77-69
Defeated Niagara in Regional semifinal, 98-73
Lost to St. Bonaventure in Regional final, 94-74

1969--East Region
Lost to Davidson in first round, 75-61

1964--East Region
Defeated Providence in first round, 77-66
Lost to Duke in Regional semifinal, 87-73
Defeated Princeton in consolation, 74-62

1962--East Region
Defeated West Virginia in first round, 90-75
Defeated NYU in Regional semifinal, 79-70
Lost to Wake Forest in Regional final, 79-69

1955--East Region
Defeated Duke in first round, 74-73
Lost to Canisius in Regional semifinal, 73-71
Defeated Princeton in consolation, 64-57

1951--East Region
Lost to No Carolina St in first round, 67-62

1949--East Region
Lost to Kentucky in Regional semifinal, 85-72
Defeated Yale in consolation, 78-67

1939--East Region
Defeated Brown in Regional semifinal, 42-30
Lost to Ohio St in Final Four, 53-36

* - 1971 NCAA Tournament games were later declared null and void by the NCAA.

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