No 12-seed advanced past Round of 64 for first time since 2007

Friday March 20th, 2015

This year is the first NCAA tournament since 2007 that did not feature a No. 12 seed advancing past the Round of 64. 

All four No. 5 seeds won — West Virginia beat Buffalo, Utah beat Stephen F. Austin, Arkansas beat Wofford and Northern Iowa beat Wyoming

2015 NCAA tournament upset tracker

Two No. 3 seeds fell on Thursday, with UAB beating Iowa State and Georgia State defeating Baylor

Both the 2013 and 2014 NCAA tournaments featured three of the four No. 5 seeds falling in the Round of 64. In 2013, No. 12 seed Oregon reached the Sweet Sixteen.

- Molly Geary

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