03/24/2007

UCLA makes its 17th appearance in the Final Four and second consecutive.  The 17 Final Fours is the most all time.  They are the first team to go to back to back Final Four's since Kansas in 2002 and 2003.

UCLA is now 23-1 when playing in the state of California.

UCLA is now 5-0 vs Kansas in the tournament.

UCLA is now 7-0 vs teams from the state of Kansas.  It is tied for the best record by one team vs another state.  Kentucky is 7-0 vs teams from Utah.

Bill Self is now 0-4 in the Elite Eight.

Kansas is now 3-1 when playing in the state of California.

Kansas's 55 points is tied for the fewest points they have scored in the shot clock era (since 1986).  They also scored 55 against New Orleans in 1991 First Round.

Ohio State makes its 10th appearance in the Final Four and first since 1999.

Ohio State is now 3-0 vs teams from the state of Tennessee.

Ohio State is now 17-0 when scoring 80 or more points.