UConn, NC State sends men's and women's teams to Final Four: How many schools showed up together?

The Final Four is an annual event, but this year's edition includes an event like never before. Both the Connecticut and N.C. State men's and women's basketball teams have reached the semifinals of the NCAA Tournament, marking the first time two schools have sent their teams to the Final Four in the same year.

The UConn women's team advanced with an 80-73 victory over USC on Monday in Portland, Oregon, marking the Huskies' 23rd Final Four appearance in program history.

South Carolina was the last school to send both programs to the Final Four in 2017. The men's team lost to Gonzaga, while the women's team beat Stanford in the Final Four and won the national championship against Mississippi State.

It's no surprise that the Wolfpack and Huskies have been here before.

The men's and women's teams are in the Final Four together

year a team Result men Women's result

1983

Lost the Final Four to NC State

Lost the Final Four to USC

1999

Lost the national title to UConn

Lost the national title to Purdue

2002

Lost the Final Four to Indiana

Lost the national title to UConn

2003

Lost the Final Four to Syracuse

Lost the Final Four to UConn

2004

Won the national title against Georgia Tech

Won the national title against Tennessee

2005

Lost the Final Four to UNC

Lost the national title to Baylor

2006

Lost the Final Four to UCLA

Lost the Final Four to Duke

2009

Lost the Final Four to Michigan State

Won the national title against Louisville

2011

He won the national title against Butler

Lost the Final Four to Notre Dame

2013

Won the national title against Michigan

Lost the Final Four to UConn

2014

Won the national title against Kentucky

Won the national title against Notre Dame

2016

Lost the Final Four to UNC

Lost the national title to UConn

2017

Lost the Final Four to Gonzaga

He won the national title for Mississippi State

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In the men's tournament, defending champion UConn earned the No. 1 overall seed and defeated Stetson, Northwestern, San Diego State and Illinois to return to the Final Four. The Huskies will face No. 4 seed Alabama on Saturday in Glendale, Arizona.

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The No. 3-ranked UConn women's program returns to the Final Four for the third time in four years after beating Jackson State, Syracuse, Duke and USC. Geno Auriemma's team will face Iowa State on Friday in Cleveland.

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The NC State women's team also plays Friday in the Final Four against No. 1 seed South Carolina. The Wolfpack passed Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Stanford, Texas, to reach the national semifinals.

Meanwhile, the NC State men's team beat Texas Tech, Oakland, Marquette and Duke to reach the Final Four where they will play Purdue.

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