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Final Four

Logo School Seed/Region
Champion IndianaU Indiana Hoosiers #3 Mideast
Runner-up UNC North Carolina Tar Heels #2 West
Third Place UVa Virginia Cavaliers #1 East
Fourth Place LSU LSU Tigers #1 Midwest

All-Tournament Team

Player School
Isiah Thomas (Most Outstanding) Indiana
Jim Thomas Indiana
Landon Turner Indiana
Al Wood North Carolina
Jeff Lamp Virginia

East Region

First Round

(8) Houston 72-90 (9) Villanova
(5) Virginia Commonwealth 85-69 (12) LIU-Brooklyn
(6) BYU 60-51 (11) Princeton
(7) Georgetown 55-61 (10) James Madison

Second Round

(1) Virginia 54-50 (9) Villanova
(4) Tennessee 58-56 (OT) (5) Virginia Commonwealth
(3) UCLA 55-78 (6) BYU
(2) Notre Dame 54-45 (10) James Madison

Semifinals

(1) Virginia 62-48 (4) Tennessee
(6) BYU 51-50 (2) Notre Dame

Final

(1) Virginia 74-60 (6) BYU


West Region

First Round

(8) Kansas State 64-60 (9) San Francisco
(5) Wyoming 78-43 (12) Howard
(6) Fresno State 53-55 (11) Northeastern
(7) Idaho 69-72 (OT) (10) Pittsburgh

Second Round

(1) Oregon State 48-50 (8) Kansas State
(4) Illinois 67-65 (5) Wyoming
(3) Utah 94-69 (11) Northeastern
(2) North Carolina 74-57 (10) Pittsburgh

Semifinals

(8) Kansas State 57-52 (4) Illinois
(3) Utah 56-61 (2) North Carolina

Final

(8) Kansas State 68-82 (2) North Carolina


Mideast Region

First Round

(8) Creighton 57-59 (9) St. Joseph's
(5) Boston College 93-90 (12) Ball State
(6) Maryland 81-69 (11) Chattanooga
(7) UAB 93-68 (10) Western Kentucky

Second Round

(1) DePaul 48-49 (9) St. Joseph's
(4) Wake Forest 64-67 (5) Boston College
(3) Indiana 99-64 (6) Maryland
(2) Kentucky 62-69 (7) UAB

Semifinals

(9) St. Joseph's 42-41 (5) Boston College
(3) Indiana 87-72 (7) UAB

Final

(9) St. Joseph's 46-78 (3) Indiana


Midwest Region

First Round

(8) Lamar 71-67 (9) Missouri
(5) Arkansas 73-67 (12) Mercer
(6) Wichita State 95-70 (11) Southern
(7) Kansas 69-66 (10) Mississippi

Second Round

(1) LSU 100-78 (8) Lamar
(4) Louisville 73-74 (5) Arkansas
(3) Iowa 56-60 (6) Wichita State
(2) Arizona State 71-88 (7) Kansas

Semifinals

(1) LSU 72-56 (5) Arkansas
(6) Wichita State 66-65 (7) Kansas

Final

(1) LSU 96-85 (6) Wichita State


National Semifinals

(1) Virginia 65-78 (2) North Carolina
(3) Indiana 67-49 (1) LSU

Championship Game

(2) North Carolina 50-63 (3) Indiana


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