03/21/2007

Sweet Sixteen Quick Facts

Sweet Sixteen Rematch
Florida defeated Butler 69-68 (OT) in 2000 First Round
Georgetown defeated Vanderbilt 70-60 in 1991 First Round

Record when Seeded Higher Record when Seeded Lower
Florida (1) 18-7 Butler (5) 4-5
Oregon (3) 5-3 Nevada-Las Vegas (7) 3-4
Kansas (1) 46-10 Southern Illinois (4) 2-8
UCLA (2) 29-11 Pittsburgh (3) 1-7
North Carolina (1) 59-15 Southern California (5) 3-5
Georgetown (2) 34-8 Vanderbilt (6) 3-4
Ohio State (1) 16-9 Tennessee (5) 2-6
Memphis (2) 16-7 Texas A&M (3) 2-3
Since 1979

Record with Higher RPI Record with Lower RPI
Florida (6) 18-5 Butler (27) 3-5
Nevada-Las Vegas (10) 1-0 Oregon (21) 2-2
Southern Illinois (7) 3-2 Kansas (11) 1-4
UCLA (3) 18-5 Pittsburgh (5) 0-2
North Carolina (2) 24-7 Southern California (47) 4-2
Georgetown (9) 7-0 Vanderbilt (46) 2-2
Ohio State (1) 7-4 Tennessee (12) 0-0
Memphis (8) 6-3 Texas A&M (17) 1-1
Since 1994

Record with Higher Ranking Record with Lower Ranking
Florida (3) 18-5 Butler (21) 5-6
Oregon (10) 5-0 Nevada-Las Vegas (19) 3-5
Kansas (2) 53-13 Southern Illinois (14) 1-8
UCLA (7) 71-15 Pittsburgh (12) 0-11
North Carolina (4) 75-24 Southern California (23) 3-4
Georgetown (8) 34-6 Vanderbilt (NR) 3-4
Ohio State (1) 23-9 Tennessee (25) 0-7
Memphis (5) 14-6 Texas A&M (9) 2-7
AP Ranking Since 1949

There are 15 teams ranked in the AP poll in the sweet sixteen.  That is the most since 1979 when all 16 were ranked.  Only two other times have there been at least 15 ranked.  They were 1971 and 1973 with 15 ranked teams each year.

Record vs. Opponent's Conference
Team Opponent Opponent's Conference Record vs. Opponent's Conference
Florida Butler Horizon League 2-0
Butler Florida Southeastern 1-2
Oregon Nevada-Las Vegas Mountain West 0-1
Nevada-Las Vegas Oregon Pacific Ten 1-0
Kansas Southern Illinois Missouri Valley 5-3
Southern Illinois Kansas Big Twelve 1-2
Pittsburgh UCLA Pacific Ten 1-0
UCLA Pittsburgh Big East 2-0
North Carolina Southern California Pacific Ten 3-3
Southern California North Carolina Atlantic Coast 0-2
Vanderbilt Georgetown Big East 1-2
Georgetown Vanderbilt Southeastern 4-2
Ohio State Tennessee Southeastern 7-0
Tennessee Ohio State Big Ten 0-1
Texas A&M Memphis Conference USA 0-0
Memphis Texas A&M Big Twelve 0-1

Record vs. Opponent's State
Team Opponent Opponent's State Record vs. Opponent's State
Florida Butler Indiana 3-0
Butler Florida Florida 0-1
Oregon Nevada-Las Vegas Nevada 0-0
Nevada-Las Vegas Oregon Oregon 0-0
Kansas Southern Illinois Illinois 3-2
Southern Illinois Kansas Kansas 0-0
Pittsburgh UCLA California 1-2
UCLA Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 2-1
North Carolina Southern California California 4-2
Southern California North Carolina North Carolina 0-2
Vanderbilt Georgetown District of Columbia 1-1
Georgetown Vanderbilt Tennessee 1-1
Ohio State Tennessee Tennessee 1-0
Tennessee Ohio State Ohio 0-1
Texas A&M Memphis Tennessee 0-0
Memphis Texas A&M Texas 2-2

Consecutive Sweet Sixteens by State
North Carolina 28
Pennsylvania 7
Texas 6
Illinois 4 
California 2
District of Columbia 2
Florida 2
Kansas 2
Tennessee 2