The perfect 2019 NCAA bracket
The Atlantic Coast Conference excelled in the 2019 NCAA Tournament.
The ACC had the best winning percentage among Power 5 conferences in March Madness.
The Southeastern Conference and Big Ten, despite losing their final teams in the Final Four, had the next best winning percentages among Power 5 programs.
Texas Tech was the lone bright spot for the Big 12, reaching the national title game against Virginia, of the ACC. The Cavaliers won their first national title in a 85-77 overtime thriller over the Red Raiders.
Here’s the full breakdown of how every conference with multiple tourney teams fared in the 2019 NCAA Tournament:
Eliminated: Duke (Elite Eight), Florida State (Sweet 16), North Carolina (Sweet 16), Virginia Tech (Sweet 16), Louisville (R64), Syracuse (R64)
Eliminated: Auburn (Final Four), Kentucky (Elite Eight), LSU (Sweet 16), Tennessee (Sweet 16), Florida (R32), Mississippi State (R64), Ole Miss (R64)
Eliminated: Michigan State (Final Four), Purdue (Elite 8), Michigan (Sweet 16), Maryland (R32), Minnesota (R32), Iowa (R32), Ohio State (R32), Wisconsin (R64)
Eliminated: Texas Tech (runner-up), Kansas (R32), Baylor (R32), Oklahoma (R32), Kansas State (R64), Iowa State (R64)
Eliminated: Oregon (Sweet 16), Washington (R32), Arizona State (R64)
*Arizona State won in First Four
Eliminated: Houston (Sweet 16), UCF (R32), Cincinnati (R64), Temple (First Four)
*Temple lost in First Four
Eliminated: Villanova (R32), Marquette (R64), Seton Hall (R64), St. John’s (First Four)
*St. John’s lost in First Four
Eliminated: Gonzaga (Elite 8), Saint Mary’s (R64)
Eliminated: Murray State (R32), Belmont (R64)
*Belmont won in First Four
Eliminated: VCU (R64), Saint Louis (R64)
Eliminated: Nevada (R64), Utah State (R64)