03/13/2006

Since the RPI started in 1994, every team that has finished #2 in the RPI has received a #1 seed.

Longest Droughts for this year's Tournament teams:

Oral Roberts - 1984
Texas A&M - 1987
Wichita State - 1988
Southern - 1993
Bradley - 1996
South Alabama - 1998

Most Consecutive At-Large Bids

Texas (8)
Michigan State (6)
Alabama (5)
North Carolina State(5)
Arizona (4)
 
Most Consecutive Automatic Bids

Gonzaga (3)
Bucknell (2)
Duke (2)
Florida (2)
Montana (2)
Pennsylvania (2) 
Syracuse (2)
Winthrop (2)
Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2)

 

Most Consecutive Appearances by Coach

Olson, Luther

22

Williams, Roy

17

Smith, Tubby

13

Barnes, Rick

11

Krzyzewski, Mike

11

Izzo, Tom

9

Donovan, Billy

8

Self, Bill

8

Few, Mark

7

Calhoun, Jim

5

Gottfried, Mark

5

Ryan, Bo

5

Sendek, Herb

5

Weber, Bruce

5

Boeheim, Jim

4