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Encyclopedia > 1996 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament

The 1996 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament involved 64 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball. It began on March 1, 1996, and ended with the championship game on April 1 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. A total of 63 games were played. A single-elimination tournament, also called a knockout or sudden death tournament, is a type of tournament where the loser of each match is immediately eliminated from winning the championship or first prize in the event. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... College basketball refers to the American basketball league organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. History The game of basketball was devised by James Naismith in 1892. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... Map highlighting East Rutherfords location within Bergen County. ...


Kentucky, coached by Rick Pitino, won the national title with a 76-67 victory in the final game over Syracuse, coached by Jim Boeheim. Tony Delk of Kentucky was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. The University of Kentucky (also as UK or simply Kentucky) is a public, co-educational university located in Lexington, Kentucky. ... Rick Pitino (born September 18, 1952 in New York City) is a highly successful and noted basketball coach with experience both at the professional and collegiate levels. ... Syracuse University (SU) is a private American research university. ... Jim Boeheim. ... Tony Lorenzo Delk (born January 28, 1974 in Covington, Tennessee), was team leader of the University of Kentucky Wildcats 1996 NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship and is a professional basketball player in the NBA. In the 1995-96 season Delk was named to the All-American and All... The University of Kentucky (also as UK or simply Kentucky) is a public, co-educational university located in Lexington, Kentucky. ... At the conclusion of the NCAA mens and womens Division I basketball championships (the Final Four tournaments), the Associated Press selects a Most Outstanding Player. ...

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Locations

Region Site Other Locations
East Atlanta, Georgia Providence, Rhode Island, Richmond, Virginia
Midwest Minneapolis, Minnesota Dallas, Texas, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Southeast Lexington, Kentucky Indianapolis, Indiana, Orlando, Florida
West Denver, Colorado Albuquerque, New Mexico, Tempe, Arizona
Finals East Rutherford, New Jersey

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Teams

Region Seed Team Coach Finished Final Opponent Score
East
East 1 UMass John Calipari National Semifinals 1 Kentucky L 81-74
East 2 Georgetown John Thompson Elite Eight 1 UMass L 86-62
East 3 Texas Tech James Dickey Sweet Sixteen 2 Georgetown L 98-90
East 4 Marquette Mike Deane Round of 32 12 Arkansas L 65-56
East 5 Pennsylvania State Jerry Dunn Round of 64 12 Arkansas L 86-80
East 6 North Carolina Dean Smith Round of 32 3 Texas Tech L 92-73
East 7 New Mexico Dave Bliss Round of 32 2 Georgetown L 73-62
East 8 Bradley Jim Molinari Round of 64 9 Stanford L 66-58
East 9 Stanford Mike Montgomery Round of 32 1 UMass L 79-74
East 10 Kansas State Tom Asbury Round of 64 7 New Mexico L 69-48
East 11 New Orleans Tic Price Round of 64 6 North Carolina L 83-62
East 12 Arkansas Nolan Richardson Sweet Sixteen 1 UMass L 79-63
East 13 Monmouth, New Jersey Wayne Szoke Round of 64 4 Marquette L 68-44
East 14 Northern Illinois Brian Hammel Round of 64 3 Texas Tech L 74-73
East 15 Mississippi Valley State Lafayette Stribling Round of 64 2 Georgetown L 93-56
East 16 Central Florida Kirk Speraw Round of 64 1 UMass L 92-70
Midwest
Midwest 1 Kentucky Rick Pitino Champion 4 Syracuse W 76-67
Midwest 2 Wake Forest Dave Odom Elite Eight 1 Kentucky L 83-63
Midwest 3 Villanova Steve Lappas Round of 32 6 Louisville L 68-64
Midwest 4 Utah Rick Majerus Sweet Sixteen 1 Kentucky L 101-70
Midwest 5 Iowa State Tim Floyd Round of 32 4 Utah L 73-67
Midwest 6 Louisville Denny Crum Sweet Sixteen 2 Wake Forest L 60-59
Midwest 7 Michigan Steve Fisher Round of 64 10 Texas L 80-76
Midwest 8 Wisconsin-Green Bay Mike Heideman Round of 64 9 Virginia Tech L 61-48
Midwest 9 Virginia Tech Bill C. Foster Round of 32 1 Kentucky L 84-60
Midwest 10 Texas Tom Penders Round of 32 2 Wake Forest L 65-62
Midwest 11 Tulsa Steve Robinson Round of 64 6 Louisville L 82-80
Midwest 12 California Todd Bozeman Round of 64 5 Iowa State L 74-64
Midwest 13 Canisius John Beilein Round of 64 4 Utah L 72-43
Midwest 14 Portland Rob Chavez Round of 64 3 Villanova L 92-58
Midwest 15 Northeastern Louisiana Mike Vining Round of 64 2 Wake Forest L 62-50
Midwest 16 San Jose State Stan Morrison Round of 64 1 Kentucky L 110-72
Southeast
Southeast 1 UConn Jim Calhoun Sweet Sixteen 5 Mississippi State L 60-55
Southeast 2 Cincinnati Bob Huggins Elite Eight 5 Mississippi State L 73-63
Southeast 3 Georgia Tech Bobby Cremins Sweet Sixteen 2 Cincinnati L 87-70
Southeast 4 UCLA Jim Harrick Round of 64 13 Princeton L 43-41
Southeast 5 Mississippi State Richard Williams National Semifinals 4 Syracuse L 77-69
Southeast 6 Indiana Bob Knight Round of 64 11 Boston College L 64-51
Southeast 7 Temple John Chaney Round of 32 2 Cincinnati L 78-65
Southeast 8 Duke Mike Krzyzewski Round of 64 9 Eastern Michigan L 75-60
Southeast 9 Eastern Michigan Ben Braun Round of 32 1 UConn L 95-81
Southeast 10 Oklahoma Kelvin Sampson Round of 64 7 Temple L 61-43
Southeast 11 Boston College Jim(2) O'Brien Round of 32 3 Georgia Tech L 103-89
Southeast 12 Virginia Commonwealth Sonny Smith Round of 64 5 Mississippi State L 58-51
Southeast 13 Princeton Pete Carril Round of 32 5 Mississippi State L 63-41
Southeast 14 Austin Peay Dave Loos Round of 64 3 Georgia Tech L 90-79
Southeast 15 North Carolina-Greensboro Randy Peele Round of 64 2 Cincinnati L 66-61
Southeast 16 Colgate Jack Bruen Round of 64 1 UConn L 68-59
West
West 1 Purdue Gene Keady Round of 32 8 Georgia L 76-69
West 2 Kansas Roy Williams Elite Eight 4 Syracuse L 60-57
West 3 Arizona Luther Olson Sweet Sixteen 2 Kansas L 83-80
West 4 Syracuse Jim Boeheim Runner Up 1 Kentucky L 76-67
West 5 Memphis Larry Finch Round of 64 12 Drexel L 75-63
West 6 Iowa Tom Davis Round of 32 3 Arizona L 87-73
West 7 Maryland Gary Williams Round of 64 10 Santa Clara L 91-79
West 8 Georgia Tubby Smith Sweet Sixteen 4 Syracuse L 83-81
West 9 Clemson Rick Barnes Round of 64 8 Georgia L 81-74
West 10 Santa Clara Dick Davey Round of 32 2 Kansas L 76-51
West 11 George Washington Mike Jarvis Round of 64 6 Iowa L 81-79
West 12 Drexel Bill Herrion Round of 32 4 Syracuse L 69-58
West 13 Montana State Mick Durham Round of 64 4 Syracuse L 88-55
West 14 Valparaiso Homer Drew Round of 64 3 Arizona L 90-51
West 15 South Carolina State Cy Alexander Round of 64 2 Kansas L 92-54
West 16 Western Carolina Phil Hopkins Round of 64 1 Purdue L 73-71

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Bracket

  1 Massachusetts 92 16 Central Florida 70  1 Massachusetts 79 8 Bradley 58 9 Stanford 74  1 Massachusetts 79  9 Stanford 66 5 Penn St 80 12 Arkansas 86 12 Arkansas 65 12 Arkansas 63  1 Massachusetts 86  4 Marquette 68 4 Marquette 56 13 Monmouth 44 EAST REGION  6 North Carolina 83 11 New Orleans 62 6 North Carolina 73  3 Texas Tech 74  3 Texas Tech 92 3 Texas Tech 90 2 Georgetown 62 14 Northern Illino 73  7 New Mexico 69 10 Kansas St 48 7 New Mexico 62  2 Georgetown 98  2 Georgetown 93  2 Georgetown 73 15 Mississippi Val 56 
  1 Kentucky 110 16 San Jose St 72  1 Kentucky 84 8 Wisconsin-Green 48 9 Virginia Tech 60  1 Kentucky 101  9 Virginia Tech 61  5 Iowa St 74 12 California 64 5 Iowa St 67 4 Utah 70  1 Kentucky 83  4 Utah 72  4 Utah 73 13 Canisius 43 MIDWEST REGION  6 Louisville 82 11 Tulsa 80  6 Louisville 68  3 Villanova 92 3 Villanova 64 6 Louisville 59 2 Wake Forest 63 14 Portland 58 7 Michigan 76 10 Texas 80 10 Texas 62  2 Wake Forest 60  2 Wake Forest 62  2 Wake Forest 65 15 Northeast Louis 50 
  1 Connecticut 68 16 Colgate 59  1 Connecticut 95 8 Duke 60 9 Eastern Michiga 81 1 Connecticut 55  9 Eastern Michiga 75  5 Mississippi St 58 12 Virginia Common 51  5 Mississippi St 63  5 Mississippi St 60  5 Mississippi St 73 4 UCLA 41 13 Princeton 41 13 Princeton 43 SOUTHEAST REGION 6 Indiana 51 11 Boston College 64 11 Boston College 89  3 Georgia Tech 90  3 Georgia Tech 103 3 Georgia Tech 70 2 Cincinnati 63 14 Austin Peay 79  7 Temple 61 10 Oklahoma 43 7 Temple 65  2 Cincinnati 87  2 Cincinnati 66  2 Cincinnati 78 15 NC-Greensboro 61 
  1 Purdue 73 16 Western Carolin 71 1 Purdue 69  8 Georgia 81  8 Georgia 76 8 Georgia 81 9 Clemson 74 5 Memphis 63 12 Drexel 75 12 Drexel 58  4 Syracuse 83  4 Syracuse 60  4 Syracuse 88  4 Syracuse 69 13 Montana St 55 WEST REGION  6 Iowa 81 11 George Washingt 79 6 Iowa 73  3 Arizona 90  3 Arizona 87 3 Arizona 80 2 Kansas 57 14 Valparaiso 51 7 Maryland 79 10 Santa Clara 91 10 Santa Clara 51  2 Kansas 83  2 Kansas 92  2 Kansas 76 15 South Carolina 54 
 FINAL FOUR 1 Massachusetts 74  1 Kentucky 81  1 Kentucky 76 5 Mississippi St 69 4 Syracuse 67  4 Syracuse 77 

External links

  • 1996 NCAA Basketball Tournament on Shrp Sports (source for the bracket)
  • HoopsTournament.Net, source for much of the information on this page.


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