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Andy Wittry | NCAA.com | May 7, 2020

2004 NCAA tournament: Brackets, scores, stats, records

2004 Naismith Winner: Jameer Nelson

The 2004 NCAA tournament was the fourth NCAA tournament with a 65-team bracket, prior to the introduction of the 68-team bracket that featured the First Four in 2011. UConn won its second national championships in 2004, led by Final Four Most Outstanding Player Emeka Okafor. The Huskies defeated the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, who appeared in the national championship game for the first time.

Double-digit seeds won just four games in the NCAA tournament, with only No. 10 Nevada making the Sweet 16, but No. 7 seed Xavier and No. 8 seed Alabama both made the Elite Eight.

2004 NCAA tournament: Bracket

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2004 NCAA Tournament bracket

2004 NCAA tournament: Scores

  • Opening Round
    • Dayton, Ohio
      • No. 16 Florida A&M 72, No. 16 Lehigh 57
  • First Round (Round of 64)
    • East Rutherford Regional
      • No. 1 Saint Joseph's 82, No. 16 Liberty 63
      • No. 8 Texas Tech 76, No. 9 Charlotte 73
      • No. 12 Manhattan 75, No. 5 Florida 60
      • No. 4 Wake Forest 79, No. 13 VCU 78
      • No. 6 Wisconsin 76, No. 11 Richmond 64
      • No. 3 Pittsburgh 53, No. 14 UCF 44
      • No. 7 Memphis 59, No. 10 South Carolina 43
      • No. 2 Oklahoma State 75, No. 15 Eastern Washington 56
    • St. Louis Regional
      • No. 1 Kentucky 96, No. 16 Florida A&M 76
      • No. 9 UAB 102, No. 8 Washington 100
      • No. 12 Pacific 66, No. 5 Providence 58
      • No. 4 Kansas 78, No. 13 Illinois-Chicago 53
      • No. 6 Boston College 58, No. 11 Utah 51
      • No. 3 Georgia Tech 65, No. 14 Northern Iowa 60
      • No. 10 Nevada 72, No. 7 Michigan State 66
      • No. 2 Gonzaga 76, No. 15 Valparaiso 49
    • Atlanta Regional
      • No. 1 Duke 96, No. 16 Alabama State 61
      • No. 8 Seton Hall 80, Arizona 76
      • No. 5 Illinois 72, No. 12 Murray State 53
      • No. 4 Cincinnati 80, No. 13 East Tennessee State 77
      • No. 6 North Carolina 63, No. 11 Air Force 52
      • No. 3 Texas 66, No. 14 Princeton 49
      • No. 7 Xavier 80, No. 10 Louisville 70
      • No. 2 Mississippi State 85, No. 15 Monmouth 52
    • Phoenix Regional
      • No. 1 Stanford 71, No. 16 UTSA 45
      • No. 8 Alabama 65, No. 9 Southern Illinois 64
      • No. 5 Syracuse 80, No. 12 BYU 75
      • No. 4 Maryland 86, No. 13 UTEP 83
      • No. 6 Vanderbilt 71, No. 11 Western Michigan 58
      • No. 3 NC State 61, No. 14 Louisiana-Lafayette 52
      • No. 7 DePaul 76, No. 10 Dayton 69 (2OT)
      • No. 2 UConn 70, No. 15 Vermont 53
  • Second Round (Round of 32)
    • East Rutherford Regional
      • No. 1 Saint Joseph's 70, No. 8 Texas Tech 65
      • No. 4 Wake Forest 84, No. 12 Manhattan 80
      • No. 3 Pittsburgh 59, No. 6 Wisconsin 55
      • No. 2 Oklahoma State 70, No. 7 Memphis 53
    • St. Louis Regional
      • No. 9 UAB 76, No. 1 Kentucky 75
      • No. 4 Kansas 78, No. 12 Pacific 63
      • No. 3 Georgia Tech 57, No. 6 Boston College 54
      • No. 10 Nevada 91, No. 2 Gonzaga 72
    • Atlanta Regional
      • No. 1 Duke 90, No. 8 Seton Hall 62
      • No. 5 Illinois 92, No. 4 Cincinnati 68
      • No. 3 Texas 78, No. 6 North Carolina 75
      • No. 7 Xavier 89, No. 2 Mississippi State 74
    • Phoenix Regional
      • No. 8 Alabama 70, No. 1 Stanford 67
      • No. 5 Syracuse 72, No. 4 Maryland 70
      • No. 6 Vanderbilt 75, No. 3 NC State 73
      • No. 2 UConn 72, No. 7 DePaul 55
  • Sweet 16
    • East Rutherford Regional
      • No. 1 Saint Joseph's 84, No. 4 Wake Forest 80
      • No. 2 Oklahoma State 63, No. 3 Pittsburgh 51
    • St. Louis Regional
      • No. 4 Kansas 100, No. 9 UAB 74
      • No. 3 Georgia Tech 72, No. 10 Nevada 67
    • Atlanta Regional
      • No. 1 Duke 72, No. 5 Illinois 62
      • No. 7 Xavier 79, No. 3 Texas 71
    • Phoenix Regional
      • No. 8 Alabama 80, No. 5 Syracuse 71
      • No. 2 UConn 73, No. 6 Vanderbilt 53
  • Elite Eight
    • East Rutherford Regional
      • No. 2 Oklahoma State 64, No. 1 Saint Joseph's 62
    • St. Louis Regional
      • No. 3 Georgia Tech 79, No. 4 Kansas 71 (OT)
    • Atlanta Regional
      • No. 1 Duke 66, No. 7 Xavier 63
    • Phoenix Regional
      • No. 2 UConn 87, No. 8 Alabama 71
  • Final Four (San Antonio, Texas)
    • National semifinals
      • No. 3 Georgia Tech 67, No. 2 Oklahoma State 65
      • No. 2 UConn 79, No. 1 Duke 78
    • National championship
      • No. 2 UConn 82, No. 3 Georgia Tech 73

2004 NCAA tournament: Upsets

The following double-digit seeds won games:

Team Score Opponent
FIRST ROUND (Round of 64)
No. 12 Manhattan 75-60 No. 5 Florida
No. 12 Pacific 66-58 No. 5 Providence
No. 10 Nevada 72-66 No. 7 Michigan State
SECOND ROUND (Round of 32)
No. 10 Nevada 91-72 No. 2 Gonzaga

2004 NCAA tournament: Stats

Here are the 2004 NCAA tournament leaders:

Individual scoring

  • Gerry McNamara, Syracuse: 26.7 points per game

Individual rebounding

  • Emeka Okafor, UConn: 11.3 rebounds per game

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