1984 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament: Wikis

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1984 NCAA Men's Division I
Basketball Tournament
Teams 53
Finals Site Kingdome
Seattle, Washington
Champions Georgetown (1st title)
Runner-Up Houston (2nd title game)
Semifinalists Kentucky (9th Final Four)
Virginia (2nd Final Four)
Winning Coach John Thompson (1st title)
MOP Patrick Ewing Georgetown
Attendance 397,481
Top scorer Roosevelt Chapman Dayton
(105 points)
NCAA Men's Division I Tournaments
«1983  1985»

The 1984 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament involved 53 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball. It began on March 2, 1984, and ended with the championship game on April 2 in Seattle, Washington. A total of 52 games were played. This was the last tournament in which some teams earned first round byes as the field expanded to 64 teams beginning in the 1985 field when each team played in the first round.

Georgetown, coached by John Thompson, won the national title with a 84–75 victory in the final game over Houston, coached by Guy Lewis. Patrick Ewing of Georgetown was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Thompson became the first African American head coach to lead his team to the title.

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Locations

Region Site Other Locations
East Atlanta, Georgia Charlotte, North Carolina, Dayton, Ohio, East Rutherford, New Jersey
Mideast Lexington, Kentucky Birmingham, Alabama, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Midwest St. Louis, Missouri Lincoln, Nebraska, Memphis, Tennessee, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
West Los Angeles, California Dayton, Ohio, Pullman, Washington, Salt Lake City, Utah
Finals Seattle, Washington

Teams

Region Seed Team Coach Finished Final Opponent Score
East
East 1 North Carolina Dean Smith Sweet Sixteen 4 Indiana L 72-68
East 2 Arkansas Eddie Sutton Round of 32 7 Virginia L 53-51
East 3 Syracuse Jim Boeheim Sweet Sixteen 7 Virginia L 63-55
East 4 Indiana Bob Knight Elite Eight 7 Virginia L 50-48
East 5 Auburn Sonny Smith Round of 48 12 Richmond L 72-71
East 6 Virginia Commonwealth J. D. Barnett Round of 32 3 Syracuse L 78-63
East 7 Virginia Terry Holland National Semifinals 2 Houston L 49-47
East 8 Temple John Chaney Round of 32 1 North Carolina L 77-66
East 9 St. John's Lou Carnesecca Round of 48 8 Temple L 65-63
East 10 Iona Pat Kennedy Round of 48 7 Virginia L 58-57
East 11 Long Island Univerity Paul Lizzo Preliminary Round 11 Northeastern L 90-87
East 11 Northeastern Jim Calhoun Round of 48 6 Virginia Commonwealth L 70-69
East 12 Richmond Dick Tarrant Round of 32 4 Indiana L 75-67
East 12 Rider John Carpenter Preliminary Round 12 Richmond L 89-65
Mideast
Mideast 1 Kentucky Joe B. Hall National Semifinals 1 Georgetown L 53-40
Mideast 2 Illinois Lou Henson Elite Eight 1 Kentucky L 54-51
Mideast 3 Maryland Lefty Driesell Sweet Sixteen 2 Illinois L 72-70
Mideast 4 Tulsa Nolan Richardson Round of 32 5 Louisville L 69-67
Mideast 5 Louisville Denny Crum Sweet Sixteen 1 Kentucky L 72-67
Mideast 6 Oregon State Ralph Miller Round of 48 11 West Virginia L 64-62
Mideast 7 Villanova Rollie Massimino Round of 32 2 Illinois L 64-56
Mideast 8 Brigham Young LaDell Andersen Round of 32 1 Kentucky L 93-68
Mideast 9 Alabama-Birmingham Gene Bartow Round of 48 8 Brigham Young L 84-68
Mideast 10 Marshall Rick Huckabay Round of 48 7 Villanova L 84-72
Mideast 11 West Virginia Gale Catlett Round of 32 3 Maryland L 102-77
Mideast 12 Morehead State Wayne Martin Round of 48 5 Louisville L 72-59
Mideast 12 North Carolina A&T Don Corbett Preliminary Round 12 Morehead State L 70-69
Midwest
Midwest 1 DePaul Ray Meyer Sweet Sixteen 4 Wake Forest L 73-71
Midwest 2 Houston Guy Lewis Runner Up 1 Georgetown L 84-75
Midwest 3 Purdue Gene Keady Round of 32 6 Memphis L 66-48
Midwest 4 Wake Forest Carl Tacy Elite Eight 2 Houston L 68-63
Midwest 5 Kansas Larry Brown Round of 32 4 Wake Forest L 69-59
Midwest 6 Memphis State Dana Kirk Sweet Sixteen 2 Houston L 78-71
Midwest 7 Fresno State Boyd Grant Round of 48 10 Louisiana Tech L 66-56
Midwest 8 Illinois State Bob Donewald Round of 32 1 DePaul L 75-61
Midwest 9 Alabama Wimp Sanderson Round of 48 8 Illinois State L 49-48
Midwest 10 Louisiana Tech Andy Russo Round of 32 2 Houston L 77-69
Midwest 11 Oral Roberts Dick Acres Round of 48 6 Memphis State L 92-83
Midwest 12 Alcorn State Davey Whitney Round of 48 5 Kansas L 57-56
Midwest 12 Houston Baptist Gene Iba Preliminary Round 12 Alcorn State L 79-60
West
West 1 Georgetown John Thompson Champion 2 Houston W 84-75
West 2 Oklahoma Billy Tubbs Round of 32 10 Dayton L 89-85
West 3 Duke Mike Krzyzewski Round of 32 6 Washington L 80-78
West 4 Texas-El Paso Don Haskins Round of 32 5 Nevada-Las Vegas L 73-60
West 5 Nevada-Las Vegas Jerry Tarkanian Sweet Sixteen 1 Georgetown L 62-48
West 6 Washington Marv Harshman Sweet Sixteen 10 Dayton L 64-58
West 7 Louisiana State Dale Brown Round of 48 10 Dayton L 74-66
West 8 Miami (Ohio) Darrell Hedric Round of 48 9 Southern Methodist L 83-69
West 9 Southern Methodist Dave Bliss Round of 32 1 Georgetown L 37-36
West 10 Dayton Don Donoher Elite Eight 1 Georgetown L 61-49
West 11 Nevada Sonny Allen Round of 48 6 Washington L 64-54
West 12 Princeton Pete Carril Round of 48 5 Nevada-Las Vegas L 68-56
West 12 San Diego Jim Brovelli Preliminary Round 12 Princeton L 65-56

Bracket

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East region

  First round Second round Sweet Sixteen Elite Eight
                                     
8  Temple 65  
9  St. John's 63  
  8  Temple 66  
    1  North Carolina 77  
      
        
  1  North Carolina 68  
  4  Indiana 72  
        
        
  4  Indiana 75
    12  Richmond 67  
5  Auburn 71
12  Richmond 72  
  4  Indiana 48
  7  Virginia 50
6  Virginia Commonwealth 70  
11  Northeastern 69  
  6  Virginia Commonwealth 63
    3  Syracuse 78  
      
        
  3  Syracuse 55
  7  Virginia 63  
        
        
  2  Arkansas 51*
    7  Virginia 53  
7  Virginia 58
10  Iona 57  

Midwest region

  First round Second round Sweet Sixteen Elite Eight
                                     
8  Illinois State 49  
9  Alabama 48  
  8  Illinois State 61  
    1  DePaul 75  
      
        
  1  DePaul 71*  
  4  Wake Forest 73  
        
        
  4  Wake Forest 69
    5  Kansas 59  
5  Kansas 57
12  Alcorn State 56  
  4  Wake Forest 63
  2  Houston 68
6  Memphis State 92  
11  Oral Roberts 83  
  6  Memphis State 66
    3  Purdue 48  
      
        
  6  Memphis State 71
  2  Houston 78  
        
        
  2  Houston 77
    10  Louisiana Tech 70  
7  Fresno State 56
10  Louisiana Tech 66  

Mideast region

  First round Second round Sweet Sixteen Elite Eight
                                     
8  Brigham Young 84  
9  Alabama-Birmingham 68  
  8  Brigham Young 68  
    1  Kentucky 93  
      
        
  1  Kentucky 72  
  5  Louisville 67  
        
        
  4  Tulsa 67
    5  Louisville 69  
5  Louisville 72
12  Morehead State 59  
  1  Kentucky 54
  2  Illinois 51
6  Oregon State 62  
11  West Virginia 64  
  11  West Virginia 77
    3  Maryland 102  
      
        
  3  Maryland 70
  2  Illinois 72  
        
        
  2  Illinois 64
    7  Villanova 56  
7  Villanova 84
10  Marshall 72  

West region

  First round Second round Sweet Sixteen Elite Eight
                                     
8  Miami (Ohio) 69  
9  Southern Methodist 83  
  9  Southern Methodist 36  
    1  Georgetown 37  
      
        
  1  Georgetown 62  
  5  Nevada-Las Vegas 48  
        
        
  4  Texas-El Paso 60
    5  Nevada-Las Vegas 73  
5  Nevada-Las Vegas 68
12  Princeton 56  
  1  Georgetown 61
  10  Dayton 49
6  Washington 64  
11  Nevada 54  
  6  Washington 80
    3  Duke 78  
      
        
  6  Washington 58
  10  Dayton 64  
        
        
  2  Oklahoma 85
    10  Dayton 89  
7  Louisiana State 66
10  Dayton 74  

Final Four

  National Semifinals National Championship Game
                 
E7  Virginia 47*  
MW2  Houston 49  
    MW2  Houston 75
  W1  Georgetown 84
ME1  Kentucky 40
W1  Georgetown 53  

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