03/17/2007

There were 3 games going into overtime today tying the record for most in one day.  The other days with 3 overtime games were:
March 16, 1995 - First Round
March 20, 1997 - Sweet Sixteen
March 17, 2000 - First Round

UCLA is now 21-1 when playing in the state of California.

North Carolina is now 4-0 vs Michigan State in the Tournament.

North Carolina is 9-1 vs teams from Michigan.

North Carolina is 9-2 vs 9 seeds.

North Carolina is 21-1 when playing in the state of North Carolina.

North Carolina is 11-1 when playing on March 17.

Michigan State is now 2-8 vs the Big Ten.

Pittsburgh's victory over Virginia Commonwealth is the first for a Big East team vs a Colonial team.  The Big East is now 1-4 vs the Colonial.

Pittsburgh is now 3-1 in overtimes.

Virginia Commonwealth is now 0-5 in second round games.

Washington State's 74 point is the most they have scored in 9 tournament games.  Their previous high was 70 vs Oral Roberts in 2007 First Round.

Vanderbilt's 78 points is the most points that Washington State has allowed.  The previous high was 67 vs Boston College in 1994 First Round.

Vanderbilt is now 3-0 in overtime games.

Vanderbilt is now 4-0 in the second round.

Louisville's loss is their first ever vs. a 3 seed.  They are now 4-1 vs. 3 seeds.

Texas A&M will be making their first Sweet Sixteen appearance since 1980.

Butler is now 2-0 vs the Atlantic Coast Conference.  They also defeated Wake Forest in 2001 First Round.  Memphis is the only other school to have more than one victory without a loss vs the ACC.

Maryland loses for the first time in the state of New York.  They are now 4-1 in New York.

There have been 6 meetings between two teams both from Ohio.  Here are the results
1961 National Championship - Cincinnati 70 Ohio State 65 (OT)
1962 National Championship - Cincinnati 71 Ohio State 59
1965 First Round - Dayton 66 Ohio 65
1966 First Round - Dayton 58 Miami, Ohio 51
2001 Second Round - Cincinnati 66 Kent State 43
2007 Second Round - Ohio State 78 Xavier 71 (OT)

Ohio State is now 10-2 when playing in the state of Kentucky.

Ohio State is now 7-1 when playing on March 17.

Ohio State is now 2-6 in overtime.  Only Syracuse has lost more overtime games in the NCAA Tournament.  They have 7 overtime losses.