In each year of the First Four’s existence, one team from the First Four — and one team only — has advanced past the first round of the NCAA tournament. 

To be fair, half of the teams that make it out of the First Four are 16-seeds, but as UMBC showed last year, beating a 1-seed in the first round isn’t impossible.

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Let’s take a look at the best First Four runs in the eight-year history of the round:

2011 — VCU