A record from ESPN shows that the lowest-scoring game for college basketball was in 1973 between Tennessee with 11 points and Temple with 6. This was considered one of the worst games of the century.
According to the NCAA, the lowest-scoring game in NCAA tournament history happened on March 21, 1949, between Pittsburgh and North Carolina, wherein Pittsburgh scored 26 and North Carolina scored 20.
Find the top 20 schools with the fewest points scored in an NCAA tournament game (All Time and Since 1979) at Sports List Of The Day.
In sports buzz, while Missouri is not participating in the NCAA Tournament, it did not stop the school from taking a shot at the Jayhawks in a faux-congratulatory tweet to Stanford, which beat Kansas recently to advance to the Sweet 16.
Congrats to @Stanford on a fine NCAA Tournament win!— Mizzou (@Mizzou) March 23, 2014