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Connecticut surprised the college basketball world by emerging as the first 7-seed to claim the national title. With victories over Kentucky, Florida, Michigan State, Iowa State, Villanova and St. Joseph's, the Huskies were tested by some of the best teams of 2014.
But how would UConn fare among the all-time greats? Using our college basketball simulation engine, we placed the 2014 Huskies into a round-robin tournament against every national champion since 1985.
The Kentucky Wildcats fell one win short of their goal, but that doesn't diminish their unexpected tear through the 2014 NCAA Tournament. Just like many runner-ups before them, the Wildcats are a great team despite ending on a loss.
Just as we placed UConn in a tournament with past champions, we decided to see how Kentucky fared against past runner-ups. Using our college basketball simulation engine, Kentucky 'plays' every NCAA Tournament runner-up since 1985.