03/18/2007

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
Florida 6 2006 2 3-2 3-0 2-1 1-1
Butler 3 2003 --- 0-2 --- --- ---
Oregon 3 2002 --- 2-0 1-3 1-0 1-0
Nevada-Las Vegas 10 1991 --- 5-4 4-1 1-3 1-0
Kansas 23 2004 --- 15-7 12-5 7-5 2-5
Southern Illinois 3 2002 --- 0-2 --- --- ---
Pittsburgh 6 2004 --- 1-4 1-1 0-1 ---
UCLA 30 2006 2 19-10 16-4 13-3 11-2
North Carolina 26 2005 --- 19-6 16-5 8-8 4-4
Southern California 4 2001 --- 2-1 2-1 0-2 ---
Vanderbilt 6 2004 --- 1-4 0-1 --- ---
Georgetown 11 2006 2 7-3 4-4 4-0 1-3
Ohio State 11 1999 --- 7-3 9-3 4-5 1-3
Tennessee 4 2000 --- 0-3 --- --- ---
Texas A&M 4 1980 --- 0-3 --- --- ---
Memphis 9 2006 2 4-4 2-2 1-1 0-1


Sweet Sixteens by Conference
Pacific Ten 3
Southeastern 3
Big East 2
Big Twelve 2
Atlantic Coast 1
Big Ten 1
Conference USA 1
Horizon League 1
Missouri Valley 1
Mountain West 1

For the first time since 1979, the Atlantic Coast Conference will not have at least 2 schools in the Sweet Sixteen.

Consecutive Sweet Sixteen Appearances by Conference
Atlantic Coast 28
Southeastern 18
Big East 14
Big Twelve 9
Conference USA 5
Pacific Ten 3
Missouri Valley 2

This is the only the second time that all 4 #1 seeds are in the Sweet Sixteen for 3 consecutive years.  The other 3 year period that it happened was 1987-1989.

Kansas is now 1-1 vs Kentucky.

Kansas is now 4-0 when playing in Illinois.

Southern Illinois is now 1-2 vs the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Virginia Tech is now 0-3 on Sundays.

There are no double-digit seeds in the Sweet Sixteen.  This is only the second time since 1985 that this has happened.  In 1995, there were none.

With UNLV's win, Lon Kruger becomes only the second coach to have at least 2 tournament victories for 4 different schools.

Florida is now 2-0 vs Purdue and 3-0 vs teams from the state of Indiana.

Purude is now 0-3 vs 1 seeds.

Tennessee's win is their first ever vs the Atlantic Coast Conference.  They are now 1-4 vs the ACC.

This is Virginia's first loss vs a team from the state of Tennessee.  They are now 3-1 vs the state of Tennessee.

Tennessee is now 1-2 vs Virginia.

March 18 is the latest date that Winthrop has ever played in the tournament.