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1981 NCAA Tournament

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National Champion: Indiana
Final Four: Indiana, LSU, UNC and Virginia
Most Outstanding Player: Isiah Thomas

Number of Schools: 48
Number One Seeds: DePaul, LSU, Oregon State and Virginia

NCAA Brackets: EastMideastMidwestWestFinal Four

Click point total for box score, if available.

East Regional

1

Virginia

Virginia 54

Virginia 62

Virginia 74

Virginia

16

(Bye)

Charlotte, NC
8

Houston 72

Villanova 50

9

Villanova 90

 
5

VCU 85

VCU 56

Tennessee 48

12

LIU-Brooklyn 69

Charlotte, NC
4

Tennessee

Tennessee 58

13

(Bye)

  Atlanta, GA
6

BYU 60

BYU 78

BYU 51

BYU 60

11

Princeton 51

Providence, RI
3

UCLA

UCLA 55

14

(Bye)

 
7

Georgetown 55

James Madison 45

Notre Dame 50

10

James Madison 61

Providence, RI
2

Notre Dame

Notre Dame 54

15

(Bye)