03/21/2009

Second Round Droughts Ended (at least 4 years)
Cleveland State 1986
Dayton 1990
Michigan 1998
Arizona State 2003
Missouri 2003
Syracuse 2004
Oklahoma State 2005

Second Round Streaks ? Team
North Carolina 6
Memphis 4
Pittsburgh 4
Texas 4
Texas A&M 4
UCLA 4
Kansas 3
Louisville 3
Michigan State 3
Purdue 3
Wisconsin 3
Xavier 3

Second Round Streaks of at least 3 snapped
Georgetown 3
Tennessee 3

Second Rounds this Decade
Duke 9
Kansas 8
Kentucky 8
North Carolina 8
Texas 8
Wisconsin 8
Arizona 7
Connecticut 7
Gonzaga 7
Illinois 7
Maryland 7
Michigan State 7
Pittsburgh 7
UCLA 7

Second Round Streaks - Coach
Roy Williams 20
Rick Barnes 4
John Calipari 4
Jamie Dixon 4
Ben Howland 4
Tom Izzo 3
Sean Miller 3
Matt Painter 3
Rick Pitino 3
Bo Ryan 3
Bill Self 3

Second Rounds this Decade ? Coach
Roy Williams 10
Mike Krzyzewski 9
Rick Barnes 8
Bill Self 8
Tubby Smith 8
Jim Calhoun 7
Mark Few 7
Tom Izzo 7
Bo Ryan 7
Gary Williams 7

Roy Williams is 20-0 all-time in first round games

Second round by Conference
Big East 6
Big Twelve 6
Pacific Ten 5
Big Ten 4
Atlantic Coast 3
Atlantic Ten 2
Conference USA 1
Horizon League 1
Metro Atlantic 1
Southeastern 1
Sun Belt 1
West Coast 1

Big Twelve has 6 teams in second round for the first time in tournament history
Big East has at least 6 teams in second round for the second consecutive year. They are the first conference to ever accomplish this.

Consecutive Years with at least one team in Second Round
Atlantic Coast 35
Big Ten 35
Big East 30
Pacific Ten 23
Southeastern 20
Conference USA 14
Big Twelve 13
Horizon League 5
Atlantic Ten 4
Metro Atlantic 2
Sun Belt 2
West Coast 2

Consecutive Years with at least two teams in Second Round
Atlantic Coast 35
Big East 30
Big Ten 14
Big Twelve 13
Pacific Ten 5

Consecutive Years with at least three teams in Second Round
Big East 16
Atlantic Coast 10
Big Ten 5
Pacific Ten 4
Big Twelve 3

Second Rounds this Decade ? Conference
Big East 46
Big Twelve 40
Atlantic Coast 39
Big Ten 38
Southeastern 35
Pacific Ten 34
Conference USA 17
Atlantic Ten 12
West Coast 9
Horizon League 7
Missouri Valley 7
Western Athletic 7

Second Round Rematches
Marquette is 1-1 vs. Missouri. Missouri won 73-69 in the 1982 Second Round. Marquette won 101-92 in the 2003 Second Round.
Oklahoma State defeated Pittsburgh 63-51 in the 2004 Sweet Sixteen
UCLA defeated Villanova 68-62 in the 1971 National Championship

The last time before this year that SEC did not have multiple teams in second round was 1997 Kentucky was the lone SEC participant.  They ended up losing in the National Championship game to Arizona.

Facts after today's games were played:

Villanova is now 1-1 vs. UCLA.

Villanova is now 2-2 vs. teams from the Pacific Ten Conference.

Villanova is now 11-2 when playing in the state of Pennsylvania.  Their two losses were in the 1939 National Semifinals against Ohio State and in the 1955 Sweet Sixteen against Canisius.  They have won their last 10 played in Pennsylvania.

Villanova is now 14-0 when scoring at least 84 points.

Villanova is in their 16th Sweet Sixteen and 4th in the last 5 years.

Jay Wright is in his 4th Sweet Sixteen - all with Villanova.

UCLA ends their string of consecutive final fours at 3 with the loss to Villanova.

UCLA's loss is their first against a team from the Big East Conference.  They are now 3-1 vs. the Big East.

Memphis is in their 11th Sweet Sixteen and 4th consecutive.

John Calipari is in his 7th Sweet Sixteen and 4th with Memphis.

Memphis is now 3-0 vs. teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference.  That is the most wins without a loss against the ACC of any team in tournament history.  Butler and Cleveland State are both 2-0 vs. the ACC and no other team has played multiple games against the ACC without a loss.

Memphis is now 5-6 when playing in the state of Missouri.

Maryland's fails to make the Sweet Sixteen for the 6th consecutive year.  Thier last appearance was 2003.

Maryland is now 0-9 when allowing 89 or more points.

Connecticut is in their 16th Sweet Sixteen and their first since 2006.

Jim Calhoun is in his 12th Sweet Sixteen - all with Connecticut.

Connecticut's victory is their first against a team from the Big Twelve Conference.  They are now 1-1 vs. the Big Twelve.

Connecticut is now 5-4 when playing in the state of Pennsylvania.

Connecticut's victory is their first on March 21 on which they are now 1-3.

Texas A&M's 92-66 loss was the largest margin of loss in tournament history.  Their previous high was 62-40 vs. Washington in the 1951 Sweet Sixteen.

Texas A&M's loss was their first against a team from the Big East Conference.  They are now 2-1 vs. the Big East.

North Carolina is in their 28th Sweet Sixteen and their 3rd straight.

Roy Williams is in his 13th Sweet Sixteen and his 4th with North Carolina.

North Carolina is now 9-4 vs. teams from the Southeastern Conference.

North Carolina is now 27-1 when playing in the state of North Carolina.  Their only loss was to Pennsylvania 72-71 in the 1979 second round.

Louisiana State is now 3-3 vs. teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Louisiana State's loss is their first when playing in North Carolina where they are now 3-1.

Louisana State is now 0-3 on March 21.  That is tied for the worst record on March 21 with Alabama, Boston College and Coloradoa.

Purdue is in their 8th Sweet Sixteen and first since 2000.

Matt Painter is in his first Sweet Sixteen.

Purdue is now 2-3 vs. teams from the Pacific Ten Conference.

Washington is now 2-7 in games decided by 1 or 2 points.

Washington is now 1-2 vs. teams from the Big Ten Conference.

Washington's loss is their first when playing in Oregon where they are now 3-1.

Oklahoma is in their 9th Sweet Sixteen and first since 2003.

Jeff Capel is in his first Sweet Sixteen.

Oklahoma's win was their first against a team from the Big Ten Conference.  The are now 1-6 vs. the Big Ten.

Oklahoma is now 6-3 when playing in the state of Missouri.

Michigan's game against Oklahoma was their first against a team from the Big Twelve Conference.  They are now 0-1 vs. the Big Twelve.

Michigan is now 2-2 when playing in the state of Missouri.

Gonzaga is in their 5th Sweet Sixteen and first since 2006.

Mark Few is in his 4th Sweet Sixteen - all with Gonzaga.

Western Kentucky is now 1-1 vs. teams from the West Coast Conference.

Duke is in their 24th Sweet Sixteen and first since 2006.

Mike Krzyzewski is in his 18th Sweet Sixteen - all with Duke.

Duke is now 4-1 vs. teams from the Big Twelve Conference

Duke is now 30-4 when playing in the state of North Carolina.

The Atlantic Coast Conference has multiple teams in the Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2006.

Texas is now 4-3 vs. teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Texas is now 4-13 on Saturdays.