NCAA Tournament History for Notre Dame

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

Overall Record: 38-40, 0.487

YearConferenceRegionSeed
Results
2017ACCWest5
  • beat W 12 Princeton 60-58
  • lost to W 4 West Virginia 71-83
  • 2016ACCEast6
  • beat E 11 Michigan 70-63
  • beat E 14 Stephen F. Austin 76-75
  • beat E 7 Wisconsin 61-56
  • lost to E 1 North Carolina 74-88
  • 2015ACCMidwest3
  • beat M 14 Northeastern 69-65
  • beat M 6 Butler 67-64, OT
  • beat M 7 Wichita St 81-70
  • lost to M 1 Kentucky 66-68
  • 2013Big EastWest7
  • -lost to W 10 Iowa State 58-76
  • 2012Big EastSouth7
  • -lost to S 10 Xavier 63-67
  • 2011Big East2
  • beat SW 15 Akron 69-56
  • -lost to SW 10 Florida St 57-71
  • 2010Big EastSouth6
  • -lost to S 11 Old Dominion 50-51
  • 2008Big EastEast5
  • beat E 12 George Mason 68-50
  • lost to E 4 Washington St 41-61
  • 2007Big EastMidwest6
  • -lost to M 11 Winthrop 64-74
  • 2003Big EastWest5
  • beat W 12 Wis-Milwaukee 70-69
  • +beat W 4 Illinois 68-60
  • lost to W 1 Arizona 71-88
  • 2002Big EastSouth8
  • beat S 9 Charlotte 82-63
  • lost to S 1 Duke 77-84
  • 2001Big EastMidwest6
  • beat M 11 Xavier 83-71
  • lost to M 3 Mississippi 56-59
  • 1990IndependentSoutheast10
  • lost to SE 7 Virginia 67-75
  • 1989IndependentEast9
  • +beat E 8 Vanderbilt 81-65
  • lost to E 1 Georgetown 74-81
  • 1988IndependentEast10
  • lost to E 7 SMU 75-83
  • 1987IndependentEast5
  • beat E 12 Middle Tenn St 84-71
  • +beat E 4 TCU 58-57
  • lost to E 1 North Carolina 68-74
  • 1986IndependentMidwest3
  • -lost to M 14 Ark-Little Rock 83-90
  • 1985IndependentSoutheast7
  • beat SE 10 Oregon St 79-70
  • lost to SE 2 North Carolina 58-60
  • 1981IndependentEast2
  • beat E 10 James Madison 54-45
  • -lost to E 6 BYU 50-51
  • 1980IndependentMidwest4
  • -lost to M 5 Missouri 84-87, OT
  • 1979IndependentMideast1
  • beat ME 8 Tennessee 73-67
  • beat ME 5 Toledo 79-71
  • -lost to ME 2 Michigan St 68-80
  • 1978IndependentMidwest
  • beat Houston 100-77
  • beat Utah 69-56
  • beat DePaul 84-64
  • lost to Duke 86-90
  • lost to Arkansas 69-71
  • 1977IndependentEast
  • beat Hofstra 90-83
  • lost to North Carolina 77-79
  • 1976IndependentMidwest
  • beat Cincinnati 79-78
  • lost to Michigan 76-80
  • 1975IndependentMidwest
  • beat Kansas 77-71
  • lost to Maryland 71-83
  • lost to Cincinnati 87-95, OT
  • 1974IndependentMideast
  • beat Austin Peay 108-66
  • lost to Michigan 68-77
  • beat Vanderbilt 118-88
  • 1971IndependentMidwest
  • beat TCU 102-94
  • lost to Drake 72-79, OT
  • lost to Houston 106-119
  • 1970IndependentMideast
  • beat Ohio 112-82
  • lost to Kentucky 99-109
  • lost to Iowa 106-121
  • 1969IndependentMideast
  • lost to Miami-Ohio 60-63
  • 1965IndependentMidwest
  • lost to Houston 98-99
  • 1963IndependentMideast
  • lost to Bowling Green 72-77
  • 1960IndependentMideast
  • lost to Ohio 66-74
  • 1958IndependentMideast
  • beat Tennessee Tech 94-61
  • beat Indiana 94-87
  • lost to Kentucky 56-89
  • 1957IndependentMideast
  • beat Miami-Ohio 89-77
  • lost to Michigan St 83-85
  • beat Pittsburgh 86-85
  • 1954IndependentEast
  • beat Loyola-LA 80-70
  • beat Indiana 65-64
  • lost to Penn State 63-71
  • 1953IndependentEast
  • beat Eastern Ky 72-57
  • beat Pennsylvania 69-57
  • lost to Indiana 66-79