While the focus of the NCAA Tournament is always understandably focused on the hardwood, it has recently become a distinct opportunity for schools to introduce new and innovative uniforms in March.
Last season, the folks at Adidas introduced new uniforms for three tournament teams, and this year is bound to see the same. While these attempts at making a mainstream splash are fun for the players and companies involved, it's very rare for those one-off looks to stand the test of time.
In fact, it's very rare for any NCAA tournament uniform to last past the final net-cutting ceremony in April. But for those digs that really stand out and make an impression during the tourney, they are given the opportunity to challenge that notion.
Which are the best tournament-worn uniforms of all time? Well, you're about to find out.
Please note that each of these uniforms were worn specifically during an NCAA tournament run. We all have our regular-season favorites that would probably make an all-time best list, but if they weren't worn in March, they are insignificant for these purposes.
With that caveat out of the way, here is a complete breakdown of the greatest uniforms in NCAA Tournament history.