03/19/2006

Breakdown of this year’s Sweet Sixteen teams:

Team

Number of Sweet Sixteen Appearances

Last Sweet Sixteen Appearance

Consecutive

Sweet Sixteen Record

Elite Eight Record

National Semifinal Record

National Championship Record

Duke 23 2005 9 17-5 14-3 9-5 3-6
Louisiana State 9 2000 -- 5-3 3-2 0-3 ---
West Virginia 6 2005 2 2-3 1-1 1-0 0-1
Texas 9 2004 -- 2-6 3-2 0-3 ---
Memphis 8 1995 -- 3-4 2-1 1-1 0-1
Bradley 3 1955 -- 2-0 2-1 2-0 0-2
Gonzaga 4 2001 -- 1-2 0-1 --- ---
UCLA 29 2002 -- 18-10 15-4 12-3 11-1
Connecticut 15 2004 -- 7-7 2-5 2-0 2-0
Washington 6 2005 2 2-3 1-3 0-1 ---
George Mason 1 ---- -- --- --- --- ---
Wichita State 4 1981 --- 3-0 1-2 0-1 ---
Villanova 14 2005 2 8-5 3-7 2-1 1-1
Boston College 8 1994 --- 3-4 0-3 --- ---
Florida 5 2000 --- 2-2 2-0 1-1 0-1
Georgetown 10 2001 --- 7-2 4-4 4-0 1-3

Conference Breakdown

Big East 4
Atlantic Coast 2
Missouri Valley 2
Pacific Ten 2
Southeastern 2
Big Twelve 1
Colonial 1
Conference USA 1
West Coast 1

Most Consecutive Sweet Sixteen Appearances by Conference:

Conference

Consecutive

Atlantic Coast

27

Southeastern

17

Big East

13

Big Twelve

8

Conference USA

4

The Big Ten has no teams in the Sweet Sixteen for the first time in 10 years.

Their is no #10 seed in the Sweet Sixteen for the first time in 10 years.

Duke is now 7-0 against the Atlantic Ten.  George Washington is now 0-3 against the Atlantic Coast.

Duke is now 7-0 on March 19.

Duke is now 45-0 when allowing 65 or fewer points.

Louisiana State is now 5-0 when allowing 60 or fewer points.

Memphis is now 10-1 when playing in the state of Texas.

Indiana suffers their first loss on March 19.  They are now 3-1.

Alabama suffers their first loss to the Pacific Ten.   They are now 4-1.

UCLA is now 17-1 when playing in the state of California.

North Carolina suffers their first loss on March 19.  They are now 11-1.

Tennessee is now 0-3 against the Missouri Valley.

Georgetown is now 5-0 on March 19.

Ohio State suffers their first loss in their home state.  They are now 5-1 playing in the state of Ohio.

Kentucky was attempting to become the first school with 100 tournament wins.  They are now 99-43 all time in the NCAA Tournament.

North Carolina's 60 points is the fewest that George Mason has allowed in 5 tournament games.  The previous low allowed was 65 in the 2006 first round game against Michigan State.

Wisconsin-Milwaukee's 60 points is the fewest they have scored in 6 tournament games.  The fewest they had scored before was 63 against Illinois in the 2005 Sweet Sixteen.  The 82 points scored by Florida is the most Wisconsin-Milwaukee has allowed.  The previous high allowed was 77 also against Illinois in the same game.