03/22/2009

Syracuse is in their 18th Sweet Sixteen and first since 2004.

Jim Boeheim is in his 13th Sweet Sixteen - all with Syracuse.

Syracuse is now 2-2 when playing in the state of Florida.

Arizona State is now 0-3 on March 22 which is tied for an all-time worst.  The other teams are Kansas State, Purdue, Texas A&M, Wyoming.

Arizona State is now an all-time tournament worst 0-4 on Sundays.

Xavier is in their 4th Sweet Sixteen and 2nd consecutive.

Sean Miller is in his 2nd Sweet Sixteen - both with Xavier.

Xavier is now 2-3 vs. teams from the Big Ten Conference.

Wisconsin's 49 points is the fewest that Xavier has allowed in 36 tournament games.  The previous low was 55 vs. New Orleans in the 1993 First Round.

Wisconsin is now 1-1 vs. teams from the Atlantic Ten Conference.

Wisconsin's loss was their first on March 22.  They are now 4-1 on March 22.

Wisconsin is now 1-5 on Sundays.

Kansas is in their 25th Sweet Sixteen and 3rd consecutive.

Bill Self is in his 7th Sweet Sixteen and 4th with Kansas.

Kansas is now 2-1 vs. teams from the Atlantic Ten Conference.

Kansas is now 8-1 on March 22.

Dayton's 43 points is the fewest that they have scored in 30 tournament games.  Their previous low was 49 vs. Georgetown in the 1984 Elite Eight and against Villanova in the 1985 First Round.

Arizona is in their 14th Sweet Sixteen and first since 2005.

Russ Pennell is in his first Sweet Sixteen.

Arizona is 2-0 vs. teams from the Horizon League.

Arizona is 8-2 on Sundays.

Pittsburgh is in their 7th Sweet Sixteen and first since 2007.

Jamie Dixon is in his 3rd Final Four - all with Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh is now 1-1 vs. Oklahoma State.

Pittsburgh is now 3-0 when playing in the state of Ohio.

This is Pittsburgh's first win on March 22 on which they are now 1-3.

Pittsburgh's 84 points is the most that Oklahoma State has allowed in 60 tournament games.  The previous high was 82 vs. Tulsa in the 1984 Second Round.

Oklahoma State is now 3-2 vs. teams from the Big East Conference.

Michigan State is in their 14th Sweet Sixteen and 2nd consecutive.

Tom Izzo is in his 8th Sweet Sixteen - all with Michigan State.

Michigan State is now 2-1 vs. teams from the Pacific Ten Conference.

Michigan State is now 2-1 when playing in the state of Minnesota.

Southern California is now 0-2 vs. teams from the Big Ten Conference.

Missouri is in their 7th Sweet Sixteen and first since 2002.

Mike Anderson is in his 2nd Sweet Sixteen and first with Missouri.

Missouri is now 2-1 vs. Marquette.

Missouri is now 3-2 vs. teams from the Big East Conference.

Missouri is now 3-1 when playing in the state of Idaho.

Marquette is now 1-2 vs. teams from the Big Twelve Conference.

Louisville is in their 24th Sweet Sixteen and 2nd consecutive.

Rick Pitino is in his 9th Sweet Sixteen and 3rd with Louisville.

Louisville is now 2-1 when playing in the state of Ohio.

Siena is now 0-2 vs. teams from the Big East Conference.

There are still 14 Top 4 seeds remaining in the Sweet Sixteen which is a new tournament record.  The previous high was 13 in 1982, 1983, 1989 and 1991.

The Big East Conference has 5 teams in the Sweet Sixteen. They become the first conference to ever accomplish this.