03/18/2009

Today's facts are about bids this decade (2000-2009)

Conference with most
Big East 61

State with most
North Carolina and California 44

Most bids by Seed - Team

1 to 4 - Duke and Kansas 9 
5 to 8 - Indiana and Wisconsin 6
9 to 12 - Creighton 5
13 to 16 - Winthrop 6

1 - Duke 6
2 - Connecticut 3
3 - Pittsburgh 3
4 - Illinois 4
5 - Florida and Syracuse 3
6 - Wisconsin 3
7 - Boston College, California, Indiana, Memphis, Michigan State, Wake Forest, West Virginia and Xavier 2
8 - Brigham Young 3
9 - Charlotte 3
10 - Creighton 4
11 - Southern Illinois 3
12 - Brigham Young and Utah State 3
13 - Davidson, Louisiana-Lafayette, Pennsylvania and San Diego 3
14 - Cornell, Iona, Murray State and Winthrop 2
15 - Belmont 3
16 - Alabama State 3

Most bids by Seed - Coach

1 to 4 - Mike Krzyzewski and Bill Self 9
5 to 8 - Rick Barnes, Mike Brey, Bob Huggins and Tom Izzo 5
9 to 12 - Dana Altman 5
13 to 16 - Gregg Marshall 5

1 - Mike Krzyzewski 6
2 - Jim Calhoun and Ben Howland 3
3 - Jim Boeheim, Jamie Dixon, Billy Donovan, Mark Few, Luther Olson, Kelvin Sampson, Bill Self and Gary Williams 2
4 - Bill Self 4
5 - Jim Boeheim and Billy Donovan 3
6 - Bob Knight 3
7 - John Calipari, Bob Huggins, Tom Izzo, Thad Matta and Al Skinner 2
8 - Dave Rose 3
9 - Bobby Lutz 3
10 - Dana Altman 4
11 - Fran Dunphy 3
12 - Steve Cleveland and Stew Morrill 3
13 - Fran Dunphy, Bob McKillop and Gary Waters 2
14 - Steve Donahue, Dennis Felton, Gregg Marshall and Jeff Ruland 2
15 - Rick Byrd 3
16 - Bob Spivery 3

Most bids by Conference
America East - Vermont 3
Atlantic Coast - Duke 10
Atlantic Sun - Belmont 3
Atlantic Ten - Xavier 8
Big East - Connecticut and Pittsburgh 8
Big Sky - Montana 3
Big South - Winthrop 7
Big Ten - Michigan State and Wisconsin 10
Big Twelve - Kansas and Texas 10
Big West - Utah State 4
Colonial - North Carolina-Wilmington 4
Conference USA - Cincinnati and Memphis 6
Horizon League - Butler 6
Ivy League - Pennsylvania 6
Metro Atlantic - Iona and Siena 3
Mid American - Kent State 4
Mideastern - Hampton 3
Missouri Valley - Creighton and Southern Illinois 6
Mountain West - Brigham Young and Utah 6
Northeast - Central Connecticut State and Monmouth 3
Ohio Valley - Murray State 3
Pacific Ten - Arizona 10
Patriot - Holy Cross 4
Southeastern - Kentucky 9
Southern - Davidson 4
Southland - Northwestern State 2
Southwestern Athletic - Alabama State 3
Summit League - Oral Roberts and Valparaiso 3
Sun Belt - Western Kentucky 5
West Coast - Gonzaga 10
Western Athletic - Nevada 4