Sixteen Seed Scares

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Can you name the schools seeded #16 that came within ten points of a #1 seed in the men's NCAA basketball tournament?

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1985lost to Michigan, 59-55
1986lost to Duke, 85-78
1986lost to St. John's, 83-74
1989lost to Oklahoma, 72-71
1989lost to Illinois, 77-71
1989lost to Georgetown, 50-49
1990lost to Michigan State, 75-71 (OT)
1990lost to Oklahoma, 77-68
1996lost to Connecticut, 68-59
1996lost to Purdue, 73-71
1997lost to North Carolina, 82-74
2009lost to Pittsburgh, 72-62
2012lost to Syracuse, 72-65
2013lost to Gonzaga, 64-58
2013lost to Kansas, 64-57
2014lost to Arizona, 68-59

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