NCAA Tournament by the numbers: UNC No. 1 among No. 1s

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams and players celebrate (Steve Helber/AP)

The 2016 NCAA Tournament officially kicks off Tuesday with two of the “First Four” matchups tipping off, meaning the true madness is only two days away.

As you continue to fill out brackets and prep for the basketball fever dream to come, here’s a quick look at the NCAA Tournament’s history by the numbers.

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Kentucky and North Carolina have a lot of tournament wins…


Iona, Eastern Kentucky, Louisiana-Monroe and Nebraska? Not so much.


The No. 1 seed North Carolina received this year was its 14th, surpassing rival Duke for most all-time.


Barack Obama’s Presidential Bracket never really strayed too much from the power schools.