NCAA Tournament History for Cincinnati

+ indicates wins over a higher seeded team.
- indicates losses to a lower seeded team.

Overall Record: 46-32, 0.590

YearConferenceRegionSeed
Results
2019Big EastSouth7
  • -lost to S 10 Iowa 72-79
  • 2018Big EastSouth2
  • beat S 15 Georgia St 68-53
  • -lost to S 7 Nevada 73-75
  • 2017Big EastSouth6
  • beat S 11 Kansas St 75-61
  • lost to S 3 UCLA 67-79
  • 2016Big EastWest9
  • lost to W 8 St. Joseph's 76-78
  • 2015Big EastMidwest8
  • beat M 9 Purdue 66-65, OT
  • lost to M 1 Kentucky 51-64
  • 2014Big EastEast5
  • -lost to E 12 Harvard 57-61
  • 2013Big EastMidwest10
  • lost to M 7 Creighton 63-67
  • 2012Big EastEast6
  • beat E 11 Texas 65-59
  • +beat E 3 Florida St 62-56
  • lost to E 2 Ohio State 66-81
  • 2011Big EastWest6
  • beat W 11 Missouri 78-63
  • lost to W 3 Connecticut 58-69
  • 2005Conference USASouth7
  • beat S 10 Iowa 76-64
  • lost to S 2 Kentucky 60-69
  • 2004Conference USASouth4
  • beat S 13 East Tenn St 80-77
  • -lost to S 5 Illinois 68-92
  • 2003Conference USAWest8
  • -lost to W 9 Gonzaga 69-74
  • 2002Conference USAWest1
  • beat W 16 Boston U 90-52
  • -lost to W 8 UCLA 101-105, 2 OT
  • 2001Conference USAWest5
  • beat W 12 BYU 84-59
  • beat W 13 Kent St 66-43
  • lost to W 1 Stanford 65-78
  • 2000Conference USASouth2
  • beat S 15 UNC Wilmington 64-47
  • -lost to S 7 Tulsa 61-69
  • 1999Conference USAEast3
  • beat E 14 George Mason 72-48
  • -lost to E 6 Temple 54-64
  • 1998Conference USAWest2
  • beat W 15 Northern Ariz 65-62
  • -lost to W 10 West Virginia 74-75
  • 1997Conference USAMidwest3
  • beat M 14 Butler 86-69
  • -lost to M 6 Iowa State 66-67
  • 1996Conference USASoutheast2
  • beat SE 15 UNC Greensboro 66-61
  • beat SE 7 Temple 78-65
  • beat SE 3 Georgia Tech 87-70
  • -lost to SE 5 Mississippi St 63-73
  • 1995Great MidwestWest7
  • beat W 10 Temple 77-71
  • lost to W 2 Connecticut 91-96
  • 1994Great MidwestWest8
  • -lost to W 9 Wisconsin 72-80
  • 1993Great MidwestEast2
  • beat E 15 Coppin St 93-66
  • beat E 7 New Mexico St 92-55
  • beat E 6 Virginia 71-54
  • lost to E 1 North Carolina 68-75, OT
  • 1992Great MidwestMidwest4
  • beat M 13 Delaware 85-47
  • beat M 5 Michigan St 77-65
  • beat M 9 UTEP 69-67
  • beat M 6 Memphis 88-57
  • -lost to SE 6 Michigan 72-76
  • 1977MetroMidwest
  • lost to Marquette 51-66
  • 1976MetroMidwest
  • lost to Notre Dame 78-79
  • 1975IndependentMidwest
  • beat Texas A&M 87-79
  • lost to Louisville 63-78
  • beat Notre Dame 95-87, OT
  • 1966Missouri ValleyMidwest
  • lost to UTEP 76-78, OT
  • lost to SMU 84-89
  • 1963Missouri ValleyMidwest
  • beat Texas 73-68
  • beat Colorado 67-60
  • beat Oregon St 80-46
  • lost to Loyola-Chicago 58-60, OT
  • 1962Missouri ValleyMidwest
  • beat Creighton 66-46
  • beat Colorado 73-46
  • beat UCLA 72-70
  • beat Ohio State 71-59
  • 1961Missouri ValleyMidwest
  • beat Texas Tech 78-55
  • beat Kansas St 69-64
  • beat Utah 82-67
  • beat Ohio State 70-65, OT
  • 1960Missouri ValleyMidwest
  • beat DePaul 99-59
  • beat Kansas 82-71
  • lost to California 69-77
  • beat New York 95-71
  • 1959Missouri ValleyMidwest
  • beat TCU 77-73
  • beat Kansas St 85-75
  • lost to California 58-64
  • beat Louisville 98-85
  • 1958Missouri ValleyMidwest
  • lost to Kansas St 80-83, OT
  • beat Arkansas 97-62