03/19/11

Second Round Rematches
West Virginia defeated Kentucky 73-66 in 2010 Elite Eight
Duke defeated Michigan 91-89 in 1964 National Semifinals and 71-51 in 1992 National Championship
Connecticut defeated Cincinnati 96-91 in 1995 Round of 32
Illinois defeated Kansas 80-64 in 2001 Sweet Sixteen and Kansas defeated Illinois 73-69 in 2002 Sweet Sixteen
Wisconsin defeated Kansas State 72-55 in 2008 Round of 32
Florida defeated UCLA 73-57 in 2006 National Championship and 76-66 in 2007 National Semifinals

There are 14 repeat teams from 2010 in the Round of 32.

Most Consecutive Years in Round of 32

Pittsburgh 6
Kansas 5
Purdue 5
Wisconsin 5
Duke 4
Gonzaga 3
Syracuse 3
Washington 3
Brigham Young 2
Butler 2
Kansas State 2
Kentucky 2
Ohio State 2
West Virginia 2

Best Individual Performances in Round of 64
Points -
Jimmer Fredette, Brigham Young; Tyler Zeller, North Carolina - 32
3-point FG Pct (min 5 att) -
Terrance Hill, Morehead State - 83.3% (5-6)
FG Pct
- Matt Vogrich, Michigan - 100% (5-5)*
FT Pct - J'Covan Brown, Texas - 100% (12-12)*
Rebounds - Kenneth Faried, Morehead State - 17
Offensive Rebounds - Billy White, San Diego State - 7
Defensive Rebounds - Carleton Scott, Notre Dame - 14
Assists - Kemba Walker, Connecticut - 12
Steals - Phil Pressey, Missouri - 5
Blocks - Tristan Thompson, Texas - 7
*Most attempts for those that shot 100%

Kentucky wins a tournament record 105th time.

Kentucky is in the Sweet Sixteen for the 39th time and the 2nd consecutive year.  John Calipari is in his 9th Sweet Sixteen and 2nd with Kentucky.

Kentucky is 1-1 vs. West Virginia in the tournament.

Kentucky is now 22-6 in the Round of 32.

West Virginia is now 2-1 vs. SEC in the tournament.

Florida is in the Sweet Sixteen for the 7th time and first since 2007.  Billy Donovan is in his 5th Sweet Sixteen all with Florida.

Florida is 3-0 vs. UCLA and 4-0 vs. the Pac 10 in the tournament.

Florida is 7-2 in the state of Florida.

UCLA is 6-4 vs. the SEC (0-3 vs. Florida; 6-1 vs. the rest of the conference)

Richmond is in the Sweet Sixteen for the 2nd time and first since 1988.  Chris Mooney is in his first Sweet Sixteen.

Richmond wins for a tournament record 8th time as a #12 seed or lower.

Richmond is now 4-1 as a #12 seed.

Richmond wins for the first time on a Saturday.  They are now 1-3.

Morehead State's 48 points is their lowest in 14 tournament games.  Their previous low was 54 in the 2009 Round of 64 vs. Louisville.  It was also the fewest points that Richmond has allowed in 16 tournament games.  The previous low allowed was 55 in the 1988 Round of 32 vs. Georgia Tech.

San Diego State is in the Sweet Sixteen for the 1st time.  Steve Fisher is in his 5th Sweet Sixteen and first with San Diego State.

Temple is 6-13 in the Round of 32.

Temple is 0-3 vs. #2 seeds.

Butler is in the Sweet Sixteen for the 5th time and their 2nd consecutive.  Brad Stevens is in his 2nd Sweet Sixteen both with Butler.

Butler is 2-0 vs. the Big East.

Butler is 5-2 in the Round of 32.

Butler is 2-3 vs #1 Seeds.  Their other victory was vs. Syracuse in the 2010 Sweet Sixteen.

Butler is now a tournament best 6-0 on Saturdays.

Pittsburgh is defeated by a lower seed for the 4th consecutive year and 7th time in 10 years.

Pittsburgh is 0-2 vs #8 Seeds.

Pittsburgh is 2-7 on Saturdays.

Brigham Young is in the Sweet Sixteen for the 6th time and their first since 1981.  Dave Rose is in his 1st Sweet Sixteen.

Brigham Young is now 1-2 vs. the West Coast Conference.

Gonzaga is now 0-2 vs. the Mountain West Conference.

Wisconsin is in the Sweet Sixteen for the 5th time and their first since 2008.  Bo Ryan is in his 4th Sweet Sixteen all with Wisconsin.

Wisconsin is 2-0 vs. Kansas State.

Wisconsin is 8-2 on Saturdays.

Kansas State is 2-1 vs. #4 Seeds.

Connecticut is in the Sweet Sixteen for the 17th time and their first since 2009.  Jim Calhoun is in his 13th Sweet Sixteen all with Connecticut.

Connecticut is 2-0 vs. Cincinnati.

Connecticut is 3-0 vs. #6 Seeds.

Connecticut is 21-3 during years that they are in the West Regional.

Connecticut is 7-1 playing in Washington, DC.

Cincinnati is 0-3 vs. the Big East.