03/24/2008

Sweet Sixteen Quick Facts

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
North Carolina 27 2007 2 20-6 16-6 8-8 4-4
Washington State 1 ------ --- --- 1-0 1-0 0-1
Louisville 23 2005 --- 9-13 8-1 2-6 2-0
Tennessee 5 2007 2 0-4 --- --- ---
Kansas 24 2007 2 16-7 12-6 7-5 2-5
Villanova 15 2006 --- 9-5 3-8 2-1 1-1
Wisconsin 4 2005 --- 2-1 2-2 1-1 1-0
Davidson 4 1969 --- 2-1 0-2 --- ---
Memphis 10 2007 3 5-4 2-3 1-1 0-1
Michigan State 13 2005 --- 9-3 6-3 2-4 2-0
Stanford 4 2001 --- 2-1 2-1 1-1 1-0
Texas 10 2006 --- 3-6 3-3 0-3 ---
UCLA 31 2007 3 20-10 17-4 13-4 11-2
Western Kentucky 7 1993 --- 1-5 1-1 0-1 ---
Xavier 3 2004 --- 1-1 0-1 --- ---
West Virginia 7 2006 --- 2-4 1-1 1-0 0-1


Sweet Sixteen Rematches
Louisville defeated Tennessee 70-57 in the 1983 Second Round.

Sweet Sixteens by Conference
Big East 3
Pacific Ten 3
Big Ten 2
Big Twelve 2
Atlantic Coast 1
Atlantic Ten 1
Conference USA 1
Southeastern 1
Southern 1
Sun Belt 1

Consecutive Sweet Sixteens - Conference
Atlantic Coast 29
Southeastern 19
Big East 15
Big Twelve 10
Conference USA 6
Pacific Ten 4
Big Ten 2

Consecutive Years with Multiple Sweet Sixteens - Conference
Big East 7
Pacific Ten 4
Big Twelve 2

Consecutive Sweet Sixteens - State
North Carolina 29
Pennsylvania 8
Texas 7
California 3
Kansas 3
Tennessee 3
Ohio 2

Consecutive Sweet Sixteens - Coach
John Calipari 3
Ben Howland 3
Bruce Pearl 2
Bill Self 2
Roy Williams 2

Three Sweet Sixteens in past 4 years - Coach
John Calipari
Ben Howland
Bruce Pearl
Roy Williams
Jay Wright

All four #1 seeds are in the Sweet Sixteen for the 4th consecutive year for the first time in tournament history.

A #7 seed is in the Sweet Sixteen for the sixth consecutive year.

Consecutive Sweet Sixteens - AP Ranking (Current Team in Parenthesis)
#4 - 8 (Kansas)
#1 - 4 (North Carolina)
#2 - 4 (Memphis)
#3 - 4 (UCLA)
#5 - 3 (Tennessee)
#23 - 3 (Davidson)

No #16 ranked team has been in the Sweet Sixteen the past 4 years which is the longest such streak for any ranking.

Consecutive Sweet Sixteens - RPI (Current Team in Parenthesis)
#3 - 8 (Memphis)
#2 - 4 (North Carolina)
#1 - 3 (Tennessee)
#9 - 3 (Xavier)