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Zach Pekale | NCAA.com | May 7, 2020

2016 NCAA tournament: Bracket, scores, stats, records

Watch full replay: Villanova vs. UNC: 2016 National Championship

Villanova won its second national championship in 2016, edging North Carolina on a 3-pointer from Kris Jenkins as time expired.

Jenkins is just the second player to end a title game on a buzzer-beater in NCAA tournament history, joining North Carolina State's Lorenzo Charles (1983). The 27-foot heave gave the Wildcats the program's second title and first since 1985 — the inaugural year of the tournament's current 64-team format.

Oklahoma and Syracuse also reached the Final Four in Houston. The Orange became the first No. 10 seed in tournament history to reach the Final Four. Overall, lower seeded teams performed well during the 2016 NCAA tournament, as double-digit seeds won 14 games.

2016 NCAA tournament: Bracket

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2016 NCAA tournament: Scores

  • First Four
    • Dayton, Ohio
      • East: No. 16 Florida Gulf Coast 96, No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson 65
      • East: No. 11 Michigan 67, No. 11 Tulsa 62
      • West: No. 16 Holy Cross 59, No. 16 Southern 55
      • South: No. 11 Wichita State 70, No. 11 Vanderbilt 50
  • First Round (Round of 64)
    • East Regional
      • No. 1 North Carolina 83, No. 16 Florida Gulf Coast 67
      • No. 2 Xavier 71, No. 15 Weber State 53
      • No. 14 Stephen F. Austin 70, No. 3 West Virginia 56
      • No. 4 Kentucky 85, No. 13 Stony Brook 57
      • No. 5 Indiana 99, No. 12 Chattanooga 74
      • No. 6 Notre Dame 70, No. 11 Michigan 63
      • No. 7 Wisconsin 47, No. 10 Pittsburgh 43
      • No. 9 Providence 70, No. 8 Southern California 69
    • West Regional
      • No. 1 Oregon 91, No. 16 Holy Cross 52
      • No. 2 Oklahoma 82, No. 15 Cal State Bakersfield 68
      • No. 3 Texas A&M 92, No. 14 Green Bay 65
      • No. 4 Duke 93, No. 13 UNC Wilmington 85
      • No. 12 Yale 79, No. 5 Baylor 75
      • No. 11 Northern Iowa 75, No. 6 Texas 72
      • No. 10 VCU 75, No. 7 Oregon State 67
      • No. 8 Saint Joseph's 78, No. 9 Cincinnati 76
    • South Regional
      • No. 1 Kansas 105, No. 16 Austin Peay 79
      • No. 2 Villanova 86, No. 15 UNC Asheville 56
      • No. 3 Miami (Fla.) 79, No. 14 Buffalo 72
      • No. 13 Hawai'i 77, No. 4 California 66
      • No. 5 Maryland 79, No. 12 South Dakota State 74
      • No. 11 Wichita State 65, No. 6 Arizona 55
      • No. 7 Iowa 72, No. 10 Temple 70 (OT)
      • No. 9 UConn 74, No. 8 Colorado 67
    • Midwest Regional
      • No. 1 Virginia 81, No. 16 Hampton 45
      • No. 15 Middle Tennessee 90, No. 2 Michigan State 81 | Watch full game
      • No. 3 Utah 80, No. 14 Fresno State 69
      • No. 4 Iowa State 94, No. 13 Iona 81
      • No. 12 Little Rock 85, No. 5 Purdue 83 (2OT)
      • No. 11 Gonzaga 68, No. 6 Seton Hall 52
      • No. 10 Syracuse 70, No. 7 Dayton 51
      • No. 9 Butler 71, No. 8 Texas Tech 61
  • Second Round (Round of 32)
    • East Regional
      • No. 1 North Carolina 85, No. 9 Providence 66
      • No. 7 Wisconsin 66, No. 2 Xavier 63
      • No. 5 Indiana 73, No. 4 Kentucky 67
      • No. 6 Notre Dame 76, No. 14 Stephen F. Austin 75
    • West Regional
      • No. 1 Oregon 69, No. 8 Saint Joseph's 64
      • No. 2 Oklahoma 85, No. 10 VCU 81
      • No. 3 Texas A&M 92, No. 11 Northern Iowa 88 (2OT) | Watch full game
      • No. 4 Duke 71, No. 12 Yale 64
    • South Regional
      • No. 1 Kansas 73, No. 9 UConn 61
      • No. 2 Villanova 87, No. 7 Iowa 68
      • No. 3 Miami (Fla.) 65, No. 11 Wichita State 57
      • No. 5 Maryland 73, No. 13 Hawai'i 60
    • Midwest Regional
      • No. 1 Virginia 77, No. 9 Butler 69
      • No. 11 Gonzaga 82, No. 3 Utah 59
      • No. 4 Iowa State 78, No. 12 Little Rock 61
      • No. 10 Syracuse 75, No. 15 Middle Tennessee 50
  • Sweet 16
    • East Regional
      • No. 1 North Carolina 101, No. 5 Indiana 86
      • No. 6 Notre Dame 61, No. 7 Wisconsin 56
    • West Regional
      • No. 1 Oregon 82, No. 4 Duke 68
      • No. 2 Oklahoma 77, No. 3 Texas A&M 63
    • South Regional
      • No. 1 Kansas 79, No. 5 Maryland 63
      • No. 2 Villanova 92, No. 3 Miami (Fla.) 69
    • Midwest Regional
      • No. 1 Virginia 84, No. 4 Iowa State 71
      • No. 10 Syracuse 63, No. 11 Gonzaga 60
  • Elite Eight
    • East Regional
      • No. 1 North Carolina 88, No. 6 Notre Dame 74
    • West Regional
      • No. 2 Oklahoma 80, No. 1 Oregon 68
    • South Regional
      • No. 2 Villanova 64, No. 1 Kansas 59
    • Midwest Regional
      • No. 10 Syracuse 68, No. 1 Virginia 62
  • Final Four (Houston, Texas)
    • National semifinals
      • No. 1 North Carolina 83, No. 10 Syracuse 66
      • No. 2 Villanova 95, No. 2 Oklahoma 51
    • National championship

2016 NCAA tournament: Upsets

The following double-digit seeds won games (not counting the First Four):

TEAM SCORE OPPONENT
FIRST ROUND (Round of 64)
No. 15 Middle Tennessee 90-81 No. 2 Michigan State
No. 14 Stephen F. Austin 70-56 No. 3 West Virginia
No. 13 Hawai'i 77-66 No. 4 California
No. 12 Yale 79-75 No. 5 Baylor
No. 12 Little Rock 85-83 (2OT) No. 5 Purdue
No. 11 Wichita State 65-55 No. 6 Arizona
No. 11 Gonzaga 68-52 No. 6 Seton Hall
No. 11 Northern Iowa 75-72 No. 6 Texas
No. 10 Syracuse 70-51 No. 7 Dayton
No. 10 VCU 75-67 No. 7 Oregon State
SECOND ROUND (Round of 32)
No. 11 Gonzaga 82-59 No. 3 Utah
No. 10 Syracuse 75-50 No. 15 Middle Tennessee
SWEET 16
No. 10 Syracuse 63-60 No. 11 Gonzaga
ELITE EIGHT
No. 10 Syracuse 68-62 No. 1 Virginia

2016 NCAA tournament: Stats, records

Here are the tournament leaders, with games in parentheses:

Scoring offense

  1. Indiana (3) — 86.0
  2. North Carolina (6) — 85.7
  3. UNC Wilmington (1) — 85.0
  4. Villanova (6) — 83.5
  5. Purdue (1) — 83.0

Scoring defense

  1. Pittsburgh (1) — 47.0
  2. Wisconsin (3) — 55.7
  3. Wichita State (3) — 56.7
  4. Gonzaga (3) — 58.0
  5. Southern (1) — 59.0

Rebounding margin

  1. West Virginia (1) — +15.0
  2. Temple (1) — +11.0
  3. Kansas (4) — +10.8
  4. Texas A&M (3) — +10.7
  5. North Carolina (6) and Florida Gulf Coast (2) — +10.5

Individual scoring

  1. Georges Niang, Iowa State (3) — 28.7
  2. A.J. English, Iona and Taurean Prince, Baylor (1 each) — 28.0
  3. Thomas Walkup, Stephen F. Austin (2) — 27.0

Individual rebounding

  1. Devin Williams, West Virginia (1) — 17.0
  2. Jaylen Bond, Temple, A.J. Hammons, Purdue and Jameel Warney, Stony Brook (1 each) — 15.0
  3. Domantas Sabonis, Gonzaga (3) — 14.3

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