NCAA men’s Division I basketball tournament seed matchups for the second round

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Second Round of the 2008 NCAA Division I Baske...

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The NCAA men’s Division I basketball tourney second round begins tomorrow with second round games on Saturday and Sunday. Here’s a look at how the seed matchups have played out in the second round in the past 10 tournaments (2002-2011). Also listed is how well each of the 16 seeds have fared in second round games in the last 10 years (Beware the #12 seed if they get in to the second round!).

Seed matchups in the Second Round, higher seed won-lost record

#1 vs. #8            19-3

#1 vs. #9            16-2

#4 vs. #5             6-13

#4 vs. #12           8-4

#5 vs. #13           4-1

#12 vs. #13         4-0

#3 vs. #6            15-7

#3 vs. #11          10-5

#6 vs. #14           3-0

#2 vs. #7            18-7

#2 vs. #10           8-7

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Seed records in the Second Round in the last 10 years

#1       35-5

#2       26-14

#3       25-12

#4       14-17

#5       17-7

#6       10-15

#7        7-18

#8        3-19

#9        2-16

#10      7-8

#11      5-10

#12      8-8

#13      1-8

#14      0-3

#15      0-0

#16      0-0

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