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Encyclopedia > 1998 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament

The 1998 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 12, 1998, and ended with the championship game on March 30 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. 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 ) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic 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 most often refers to the American basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. // The game of basketball was invented by Dr. James Naismith in 1891. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in leap years). ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in a leap year). ... The Alamodome is a multi-purpose facility that is primarily used as a football/basketball stadium and convention center in San Antonio, Texas. ... Nickname: Alamo City; River City Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Bexar County Government  - Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - City  412. ...


Kentucky, coached by Tubby Smith, won the national title with a 78-69 victory in the final game over Utah, coached by Rick Majerus. Jeff Sheppard of Kentucky was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Kentucky came back from double-digit halftime deficits in each of its last three games in the tournament, leading to the school's fans dubbing the team the "Comeback Cats". The University of Kentucky, also referred to as UK, is a public, co-educational university located in Lexington, Kentucky. ... Orlando Tubby Smith (born June 30, 1951 in Scotland, Saint Marys County, Maryland) has served as head coach at the University of Tulsa and the University of Georgia, and is currently in his tenth season as the head basketball coach at the University of Kentucky. ... The University of Utah (also The U or the U of U or the UU) is a public university in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... Rick Majerus (born February 17, 1948 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin) is a former American mens basketball coach, most notably at the University of Utah. ... Jeff Sheppard, guard 1993-1998, was named Most Outstanding Player in the NCAA basketball tournament in San Antonio, Texas in 1998. ... 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 Greensboro, North Carolina Hartford, Connecticut, Washington, District of Columbia
Midwest St. Louis, Missouri Chicago, Illinois, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
South St. Petersburg, Florida Atlanta, Georgia, Lexington, Kentucky
West Anaheim, California Boise, Idaho, Sacramento, California
Finals San Antonio, Texas

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Teams

Region Seed Team Coach Finished Final Opponent Score
East
East 1 North Carolina Bill Guthridge National Semifinals 3 Utah L 65-59
East 2 Connecticut Jim Calhoun Elite Eight 1 North Carolina L 75-64
East 3 South Carolina Eddie Fogler Round of 64 14 Richmond L 62-61
East 4 Michigan State Tom Izzo Sweet Sixteen 1 North Carolina L 73-58
East 5 Princeton Bill Carmody Round of 32 4 Michigan State L 63-56
East 6 Xavier Skip Prosser Round of 64 11 Washington L 69-68
East 7 Indiana Bob Knight Round of 32 2 Connecticut L 78-68
East 8 UNCC Melvin Watkins Round of 32 1 North Carolina L 93-83
East 9 UIC Jimmy Collins Round of 64 8 UNCC L 77-62
East 10 Oklahoma Kelvin Sampson Round of 64 7 Indiana L 94-87
East 11 Washington Bob Bender Sweet Sixteen 2 Connecticut L 75-74
East 12 UNLV Bill Bayno Round of 64 5 Princeton L 69-57
East 13 Eastern Michigan Milton Barnes Round of 64 4 Michigan State L 83-71
East 14 Richmond John Beilein Round of 32 11 Washington L 87-66
East 15 Fairleigh Dickinson Tom Green Round of 64 2 Connecticut L 93-85
East 16 Navy Don DeVoe Round of 64 1 North Carolina L 88-52
Midwest
Midwest 1 Kansas Roy Williams Round of 32 8 Rhode Island L 80-75
Midwest 2 Purdue Gene Keady Sweet Sixteen 3 Stanford L 67-59
Midwest 3 Stanford Mike Montgomery National Semifinals 2 Kentucky L 86-85
Midwest 4 Mississippi Rob Evans Round of 64 13 Valparaiso L 70-69
Midwest 5 Texas Christian Billy Tubbs Round of 64 12 Florida State L 96-87
Midwest 6 Clemson Rick Barnes Round of 64 11 Western Michigan L 75-72
Midwest 7 St. John's Fran Fraschilla Round of 64 10 Detroit L 66-64
Midwest 8 Rhode Island Jim Harrick Elite Eight 3 Stanford L 79-77
Midwest 9 Murray State Mark Gottfried Round of 64 8 Rhode Island L 97-74
Midwest 10 Detroit Perry Watson Round of 32 2 Purdue L 80-65
Midwest 11 Western Michigan Bob Donewald Round of 32 3 Stanford L 83-65
Midwest 12 Florida State Steve Robinson Round of 32 13 Valparaiso L 83-77
Midwest 13 Valparaiso Homer Drew Sweet Sixteen 8 Rhode Island L 74-68
Midwest 14 College of Charleston John Kresse Round of 64 3 Stanford L 67-57
Midwest 15 Delaware Mike Brey Round of 64 2 Purdue L 95-56
Midwest 16 Prairie View Elwood Plummer Round of 64 1 Kansas L 110-52
South
South 1 Duke Mike Krzyzewski Elite Eight 2 Kentucky L 86-84
South 2 Kentucky Tubby Smith Champion 3 Utah W 78-69
South 3 Michigan Brian Ellerbe Round of 32 6 UCLA L 85-82
South 4 New Mexico Dave Bliss Round of 32 5 Syracuse L 56-46
South 5 Syracuse Jim Boeheim Sweet Sixteen 1 Duke L 80-67
South 6 UCLA Steve Lavin Sweet Sixteen 2 Kentucky L 94-68
South 7 UMass Bruiser Flint Round of 64 10 Saint Louis L 51-46
South 8 Oklahoma State Eddie Sutton Round of 32 1 Duke L 79-73
South 9 George Washington Mike Jarvis Round of 64 8 Oklahoma State L 74-59
South 10 Saint Louis Charlie Spoonhour Round of 32 2 Kentucky L 88-61
South 11 Miami, Florida Leonard Hamilton Round of 64 6 UCLA L 65-62
South 12 Iona Tim Welsh Round of 64 5 Syracuse L 63-61
South 13 Butler Barry Collier Round of 64 4 New Mexico L 79-62
South 14 Davidson Bob McKillop Round of 64 3 Michigan L 80-61
South 15 South Carolina State Cy Alexander Round of 64 2 Kentucky L 82-67
South 16 Radford Ron Bradley Round of 64 1 Duke L 99-63
West
West 1 Arizona Lute Olson Elite Eight 3 Utah L 76-51
West 2 Cincinnati Bob Huggins Round of 32 10 West Virginia L 75-74
West 3 Utah Rick Majerus Runner Up 2 Kentucky L 78-69
West 4 Maryland Gary Williams Sweet Sixteen 1 Arizona L 87-79
West 5 Illinois Lon Kruger Round of 32 4 Maryland L 67-61
West 6 Arkansas Nolan Richardson Round of 32 3 Utah L 75-69
West 7 Temple John Chaney Round of 64 10 West Virginia L 82-52
West 8 Tennessee Jerry Green Round of 64 9 Illinois State L 82-81
West 9 Illinois State Kevin Stallings Round of 32 1 Arizona L 82-49
West 10 West Virginia Gale Catlett Sweet Sixteen 3 Utah L 65-62
West 11 Nebraska Danny Nee Round of 64 6 Arkansas L 74-65
West 12 South Alabama Bob Weltlich Round of 64 5 Illinois L 64-51
West 13 Utah State Larry Eustachy Round of 64 4 Maryland L 82-68
West 14 San Francisco Phil Mathews Round of 64 3 Utah L 85-68
West 15 Northern Arizona Ben Howland Round of 64 2 Cincinnati L 65-62
West 16 Nicholls State Rickey Broussard Round of 64 1 Arizona L 99-60

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The Atlantic 10 Conference (A10) is a college athletic conference which operates mostly in the eastern United States; it also has two member schools in Ohio. ... The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is one of the oldest collegiate athletic leagues in the United States. ... Big Ten can refer to: Big Ten Conference, a college athletics conference Big Ten (movie studios), the largest movie studios in Hollywood This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Big East Conference is a collegiate athletics conference consisting of thirteen universities, mostly in the northeastern United States: Boston College (scheduled to leave in 2005) University of Connecticut (UConn) Georgetown University (Plays Division I-AA football in the Patriot League) University of Notre Dame (Plays Division I-A football... The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is a college athletic conference headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama which operates in the southeastern part of the United States. ... Categories: College athletics conferences ... The Pacific Ten Conference (Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States. ... It has been suggested that Western Athletic Conference Mens Basketball Tournament be merged into this article or section. ... Conference USA, officially abbreviated C-USA, is a college athletic conference which is now in the Southern United States. ... The Horizon League is a nine school, NCAA Division I college athletic conference, whose members are located in five of the Midwestern United States. ... The Mid-American Conference is a College Athletic Conference whose members are located mainly in the Midwestern United States; nine of the schools are in Ohio and Michigan alone. ...

Bracket

East region

  First round Second round Sweet Sixteen Elite Eight
                                     
1  North Carolina 88  
16  Navy 52  
  1  North Carolina 93  
  8  UNC-Charlotte 83(OT)  
8  UNC-Charlotte 77
9  UIC 62  
  1  North Carolina 73  
  4  Michigan St 58  
5  Princeton 69  
12  UNLV 57  
  5  Princeton 56
  4  Michigan St 63  
4  Michigan St 83
13  Eastern Michigan 71  
  1  North Carolina 75
  2  Connecticut 64
6  Xavier 68  
11  Washington 69  
  11  Washington 81
  14  Richmond 66  
3  South Carolina 61
14  Richmond 62  
  11  Washington 74
  2  Connecticut 75  
7  Indiana 94  
10  Oklahoma 87(OT)  
  7  Indiana 68
  2  Connecticut 78  
2  Connecticut 93
15  Fairleigh Dickinson 85  

West region

  First round Second round Sweet Sixteen Elite Eight
                                     
1  Arizona 99  
16  Nicholls St 60  
  1  Arizona 82  
  9  Illinois St 49  
8  Tennessee 81(OT)
9  Illinois St 82  
  1  Arizona 87  
  4  Maryland 79  
5  Illinois 64  
12  South Alabama 51  
  5  Illinois 61
  4  Maryland 67  
4  Maryland 82
13  Utah St 68  
  1  Arizona 51
  3  Utah 76
6  Arkansas 74  
11  Nebraska 65  
  6  Arkansas 69
  3  Utah 75  
3  Utah 85
14  San Francisco 68  
  3  Utah 65
  10  West Virginia 62  
7  Temple 52  
10  West Virginia 82  
  10  West Virginia 75
  2  Cincinnati 74  
2  Cincinnati 65
15  Northern Arizona 62  

South region

  First round Second round Sweet Sixteen Elite Eight
                                     
1  Duke 99  
16  Radford 63  
  1  Duke 79  
  8  Oklahoma St 73  
8  Oklahoma St 74
9  George Washington 59  
  1  Duke 80  
  5  Syracuse 67  
5  Syracuse 63  
12  Iona 61  
  5  Syracuse 56
  4  New Mexico 46  
4  New Mexico 79
13  Butler 62  
  1  Duke 84
  2  Kentucky 86
6  UCLA 65  
11  Miami-FL 62  
  6  UCLA 85
  3  Michigan 82  
3  Michigan 80
14  Davidson 61  
  6  UCLA 68
  2  Kentucky 94  
7  Massachusetts 46  
10  St Louis 51  
  10  St Louis 61
  2  Kentucky 88  
2  Kentucky 82
15  South Carolina St 67  

Midwest region

  First round Second round Sweet Sixteen Elite Eight
                                     
1  Kansas 110  
16  Prairie View 52  
  1  Kansas 75  
  8  Rhode Island 80  
8  Rhode Island 97
9  Murray St 74  
  8  Rhode Island 74  
  13  Valparaiso 68  
5  TCU 87  
12  Florida St 96  
  12  Florida St 77(OT)
  13  Valparaiso 83  
4  Mississippi 69
13  Valparaiso 70  
  8  Rhode Island 77
  3  Stanford 79
6  Clemson 72  
11  Western Michigan 75  
  11  Western Michigan 65
  3  Stanford 83  
3  Stanford 67
14  College of Charleston 57  
  3  Stanford 67
  2  Purdue 59  
7  St Johns 64  
10  Detroit 66  
  10  Detroit 65
  2  Purdue 80  
2  Purdue 95
15  Delaware 56  

Final Four

  National Semifinals National Finals
                 
1  North Carolina 59  
3  Utah 65  
    3  Utah 69
  2  Kentucky 78
2  Kentucky 86
3  Stanford 85(OT)  

External links

  • 1998 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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