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1979 NCAA Tournament

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National Champion: Michigan State
Final Four: DePaul, Indiana State, Michigan State and Penn
Most Outstanding Player: Magic Johnson

Number of Schools: 40
Number One Seeds: Indiana State, UNC, Notre Dame and UCLA

NCAA Brackets: EastMideastMidwestWestFinal Four

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East Regional

1

UNC

UNC 71

Penn 84

Penn 64

Penn

16

(Bye)

Raleigh, NC
8

Iona 69

Penn 72

9

Penn 73

 
5

UConn

UConn 81

Syracuse 76

12

(Bye)

Providence, RI
4

Syracuse

Syracuse 89

13

(Bye)

  Greensboro, NC
6

Rutgers

Rutgers 64

Rutgers 65

St. John's (NY) 62

11

(Bye)

Providence, RI
3

Georgetown

Georgetown 58

14

(Bye)

 
7

Temple 70

St. John's (NY) 80

St. John's (NY) 67

10

St. John's (NY) 75

Raleigh, NC
2

Duke

Duke 78

15

(Bye)