How teams seeded ninth or lower have advanced to the Final Four since 1979, when the NCAA began seeding all teams:
No. 9 Pennsylvania (1979)
First Round - beat No. 8 Iona 73-69
Second Round - beat No. 1 North Carolina 72-71
Regional Semifinal - beat No. 4 Syracuse 84-76
Regional Final - beat No. 10 St. John's 64-62
No. 11 LSU (1986)
First Round - beat No. 6 Purdue 94-87, 2OT
Second Round - beat No. 3 Memphis 83-81
Regional Semifinal - beat No. 2 Georgia Tech 70-64
Regional Championship - beat No. 1 Kentucky 59-57
No. 11 George Mason (2006)
First Round - beat No. 6 Michigan State 75-65
Second Round - beat No. 3 North Carolina 65-60
Regional Semifinal - beat No. 7 Wichita State 63-55
Regional Championship - beat No. 1 Connecticut 86-84, OT
No. 11 Virginia Commonwealth (2011)
First Round - beat No. 11 Southern Cal 59-46
Second Round - beat No. 6 Georgetown 74-56
Third Round - beat No. 3 Purdue 94-76
Regional Semifinal - beat No. 10 Florida State 72-71, OT
Regional Championship - beat No. 1 Kansas 71-61
No. 9 Wichita State (2013)
Second Round - beat No. 8 Pittsburgh 73-55
Third Round - beat No. 1 Gonzaga 76-70
Regional Semifinals - beat No. 12 La Salle 72-58
Regional Championship - beat No. 2 Ohio State 70-66

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