The highest-scoring game in NCAA Tournament history was in 1990 when No. 11 seed Loyola Marymount blew out No. 3 seed Michigan, 149-115, in the second round.
The 264 combined points are easily the most in tournament history. Loyola Marymount has been part of the five highest-scoring games.
Highest-Scoring Games in March Madness History
|264||1990||Second round||Loyola Marymount over Michigan, 149-115|
|234||1988||First round||Loyola Marymount over Wyoming, 119-115|
|232||1990||Elite Eight||UNLV over Loyola Marymount, 131-101|
|221||1989||First round||Arkansas over Loyola Marymount, 120-101|
|220||1988||Second round||UNC over Loyola Marymount, 123-97|
|216||2005||Second round||West Virginia over Wake Forest, 111-105|
|214||1994||First round||Tulsa over UCLA, 112-102|
|207||1992||Elite Eight||Duke over Kentucky, 104-103|
|207||2007||First round||Tennessee over Long Beach State, 121-86|
|206||1987||Second round||UNC over Michigan, 109-97|
|206||1988||Sweet 16||Oklahoma over Louisville, 108-98|
|206||2002||Second round||UCLA over Cincinnati, 105-101|
|205||1989||Second round||Oklahoma over Louisana Tech, 124-81|
|205||1994||Second round||Missouri over Wisconsin, 109-96|
|204||1992||Second round||Kentucky over Iowa State, 106-98|
|203||1990||First round||Loyola Marymount over Iowa State, 111-98|
|202||2004||First round||UAB over Washington, 102-100|
|200||1988||First round||Iowa over Florida State, 102-98|
|200||2008||First round||Western Kentucky over Drake, 101-99|
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