Villanova NCAA Tournament History: National Championships, All-Time Record, Best March Madness Results & More

Devon Platana
Villanova March Madness, NCAA Tournament and National Championship history, including all-time record and best finishes.
Villanova March Madness, NCAA Tournament and National Championship history, including all-time record and best finishes. / Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
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One of the most successful programs in college basketball in recent history, the Villanova Wildcats are poised to win continue said success at this year's NCAA Tournament.

Villanova has qualified for the tournament 16 times since 2005, but how has that success translated to the March Madness?

Here's a look at Villanova's NCAA Tournament history.

Has Villanova Ever Won a National Championship?

Villanova has won a National Championship three times in school history: 1985, 2016 and 2018.

Villanova March Madness Wins & Best Finishes

Villanova's best finish came when they won its three aforementioned championships.

In addition to the trio of title runs, the Wildcats have been the runner-up team once while also making six Final Four appearances.

Villanova March Madness All-Time Record

Here is a breakdown of Villanova's all-time March Madness finishes.

  • Champion (3): 1985, 2016, 2018
  • Runner-Up (1): 1971*
  • Final Four (6): 1939, 1971*, 1985, 2009, 2016, 2018
  • Elite Eight (14): 1939, 1949, 1962, 1970, 1971*, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1988, 2006, 2009, 2016, 2018
  • Sweet 16 (20): 1951, 1955, 1962, 1964, 1970, 1971*, 1972, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1988, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2016, 2018, 2021, 2022
  • Round of 32 (24): 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1996, 1997, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022
  • Tournament Appearances (41): 1939, 1949, 1951, 1955, 1962, 1964, 1969, 1970, 1971*, 1972, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022

* denotes a vacated appearance by the NCAA.

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