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Cincinnati is 2-0 vs. Texas in the tournament.

Cincinnati is 14-2 in the Round of 64.

Cincinnati and Florida are now 4-0 on March 16.  Only Michigan State and North Carolina have a better record on March 16 at 6-0.

Cincinnati is 16-0 when allowing fewer than 60 points.  Only Duke is better at 27-0.

Texas is now 5-2 vs. #6 seeds.

North Carolina State's win as an #11 seed is the lowest seed for which they have ever won a game.

North Carolina State is now 1-3 vs. #6 seeds.

San Diego State is 1-5 in the Round of 64.

This was San Diego State's first ever game as an at-large team.

San Diego State is now tied for a tournament worst 0-7 when allowing 70 or more points.

Creighton ends a 4-game tournament losing streak.

Greg McDermott wins his first tournament game after going 0-3 with Northern Iowa.

Creighton is 3-1 in tournament games decided by 1 point.

Alabama is 2-3 when playing in the state of North Carolina.

Alabama is now 5-2 when allowing fewer than 60 points.

Florida is 4-1 vs. the ACC.

Florida is now 12-0 when allowing fewer than 60 points.

Virginia's 45 points is the fewest they have scored in 39 tournament games.  Their previous low was 47 vs. Houston in the 1984 National Semifinals.

Virginia's 45 points is the fewest that Florida has allowed in 47 tournament games.  The previous low was 50 by South Alabama in the 2006 Round of 64.

Virginia is now 5-2 on March 16.

Florida State is 3-0 vs. #14 seeds.

Florida State is 5-2 in games decided by 3 points or less.

St. Bonaventure is now 1-3 vs. the ACC.

St. Bonavanture's 63 points is the fewest they have scored in 14 tournament games.  Their previous low was 72 vs. North Carolina in the 1968 Sweet Sixteen.

St. Bonaventure is 0-4 in games decided by 6 points or less.

Georgetown is 17-4 in the Round of 64.

Georgetown is 4-1 when playing in the state of Ohio.

Georgetown's win is their first tournament win since 2008.

Belmont is now 0-5 in tournament games and 0-2 vs. Georgetown.

North Carolina is now 24-1 in the Round of 64.

North Carolina is 30-1 when playing in the state of North Carolina and 6-0 in Greensboro.

North Carolina is a tournament best 6-0 on March 16.

Vermont is now 1-4 in the Round of 64.

Missouri becomes the highest ranked team (#3) to lose in the Round of 64.

Norfolk State wins their first game in their first try.  Missouri is the victim of a team's first win for the 5th time.  Only Connecticut has been victim more at 6.

Norfolk State is the first #15 seed to win since Hampton in 2001.

Missouri is 10-10 in the Round of 64.

Missouri is now 1-3 as a #2 seed.

Saint Louis has now won 4 tournament games.  All four wins were as members of different conferences (Missouri Valley, Great Midwest, Conference USA, Atlantic Ten).

Saint Louis is 3-1 on Fridays and 1-6 on all other days.

Ohio is now 1-1 vs. Michigan and 1-2 vs. the Big Ten.

Michigan is 12-3 in the Round of 64.

Lehigh wins their first ever tournament game after 4 losses.  It is the first time Duke is victim of a team's first tournament win.

Lehigh is the 3rd team to record their first tournament win (South Florida, Norfolk State).  It is the most teams since 2005 when four teams recorded their first tournament win.

Duke is now 24-3 in the Round of 64.

Duke is now 7-1 vs. #15 seeds.

It is the first time that two #2 seeds have lost in the Round of 64 in tournament history.

Duke is now 32-5 when playing in North Carolina, but it is their first loss in Greensboro where they are now 12-1.  It was the best record by any team in any location before tonight's loss.

Purdue is in the Round of 32 for the 6th consecutive year and wins their 14th consecutive opening round game.  They are now 19-4 in the Round of 64.

St. Mary's is now 1-5 in the Round of 64.

St. Mary's is 0-6 when scoring fewer than 70 points.

Michigan State is now 3-0 vs. the Northeast Conference.

Michigan State is 6-0 on March 16.

Michigan State is 8-0 in games decided by 20 or more points.

Long Island is 0-5 in the tournament.

Xavier is 1-1 vs. Notre Dame and 4-5 vs. the Big East.

Temple's 44 points is the fewest they have allowed in 4 tournament games.  The previous low was 54 by California in this year's opening round.

Temple is 2-5 vs. the Big East.

Temple is 0-5 when scoring fewer than 50 points.

Kansas is 3-0 vs. the Horizon League.

Kansas is 27-2 in the Round of 64.

Kansas is 10-1 on March 16.

Kansas is 34-2 when allowing fewer than 60 points.

Detroit is 2-2 in the Round of 64.