3/16/01 in Memphis, Tennessee
Fran McCaffery of Siena wins his first ever tournament game.
Siena's 83 points is the most they have scored in 6 tournament games. Their previous high was 81 vs. Alcorn State in the 2002 play-in game. The 62 points scored by Vanderbilt is the fewest Siena has allowed. The previous low was 77 also against Alcorn State.
Vanderbilt is now 0-5 when allowing 80 or more points.
Oklahoma is now 3-0 when playing in the state of Alabama.
With North Carolina's victory, Roy Williams is now 19-0 in first round games.
North Carolina is now 22-1 when playing in the state of North Carolina.
North Carolina is now 19-0 when scoring at least 90 points in the tournament.
Mt. St. Mary's 74 points is the most they have scored in 4 tournament games. Their previous high was 69 in the play-in game against Coppin State. The 113 points that North Carolina scored ties the most points that they have allowed. They also allowed 113 vs. Kentucky in the 1995 first round.
Bill Grier of San Diego wins his first ever tournament game.
San Diego's win is the first ever tournament win. They are now 1-3 in the tournament. The win also marks a tournament record 6th time that Connecticut has been the victim of a school's first win.
San Diego's 70 points is their most in 4 tournament games. Their previous high was 69 against Stanford in the 2003 first round.
Connecticut is now 2-4 in overtime games. It was San Diego's first overtime game in tournament history.
Connecticut loses in the first round for the first time since 1979. They had won 14 straight first round games. Jim Calhoun is now 14-1 in first round games as the coach of Connecticut.
Darrin Horn of Western Kentucky wins his first ever tournament game.
Western Kentucky is now 3-0 when playing in the state of Florida.
Western Kentucky is now 4-5 in overtime games. Western Kentucky's 9 overtime games is second all-time in tournament history tied with Kentucky. Only Syracuse has more at 11.
Drake is now 1-1 in overtime games.
Drake loses in the first round for the first time in tournament history. They are now 3-1 in first round games.
Western Kentucky's 101 points is the most that Drake has allowed in 9 tournament games. The previous high allowed was 87 against both Houston and New Mexico State in the 1970 Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight.
Austin Peay's 54 points is their lowest in 9 tournament games. Their previous low was 64 against Louisville in the 2003 first round.
Austin Peay's loss is the 20th consecutive loss for an Ohio Valley Conference school.
Miami's win is their first tournament win since 2000 when they defeated Ohio State 75-62 in the second round.
Frank Haith of Miami (Fla.) wins his first ever tournament game.
St. Mary's is now 0-3 vs. teams from the ACC.
Georgetown is now 3-0 when playing in the state of North Carolina.
Bob McKillop of Davidson wins his first ever tournament game.
Davidson's win is the first for the Southern Conference since Chattanooga advanced to the Sweet Sixteen in 1997.
Davidson's win also ends a 7 game tournament losing streak for them. Their last win was against St. John's in the 1969 Sweet Sixteen.
Tennessee is now 3-0 when playing in the state of Alabama.
South Alabama has now lost 6 consecutive tournament games.
Butler is now 3-0 when playing in the state of Alabama.
Butler is 4-0 when scoring at least 70 points and is 6-0 when allowing fewer than 65 points in the tournament.
Butler has now won in the first round in their last 4 tournament appearances.
Brad Stevens of Butler wins his first ever tournament game.