3/17/2002

Summary of this year’s Sweet Sixteen Teams

Team

Number of Sweet Sixteen Appearances

Last Sweet Sixteen Appearance

Consecutive

Sweet Sixteen Record

Elite Eight Record

Final Four Record

National Championship Record

Duke

19

2001

5

16-2

13-3

9-4

3-6

Indiana

19

1994

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9-9

7-3

5-2

5-0

Pittsburgh

3

1974

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1-1

1-1

0-1

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Kent

1

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UCLA

28

2001

3

18-9

15-4

12-3

11-1

Missouri

6

1994

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2-3

0-3

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Arizona

11

2001

2

6-4

4-2

2-2

1-1

Oklahoma

7

1999

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2-4

3-2

2-1

0-2

S. Illinois

2

1977

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0-1

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Kentucky

35

2001

2

25-9

13-16

10-3

7-3

Maryland

12

2001

2

3-8

1-2

0-1

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Connecticut

12

1999

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5-6

1-4

1-0

1-0

Kansas

20

2001

2

12-7

10-4

6-4

2-4

Illinois

9

2001

2

6-2

4-4

0-4

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Texas

6

1997

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1-4

2-2

0-2

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Oregon

2

1960

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1-0

1-2

1-0

1-0

Conference Breakdown

Big Twelve       4

Pacific Ten       3

Atlantic Coast   2

Big East            2

Big Ten            2

Mid American  1

Missouri Valley 1

Southeastern     1

   

3/14/2002

Which coaches are coaching in their first NCAA Tournament?

Tom Crean, Marquette

Sidney Green, Florida Atlantic

Stan Heath, Kent

Don Holst, Montana

Rob Lanier, Siena

Steve McClain, Wyoming

John Phillips, Tulsa

Bo Ryan, Wisconsin

Rick Stansbury, Mississippi State

Bruce Weber, Southern Illinois

Paul Westphal, Pepperdine

Bob Williams, California-Santa Barbara

3/13/2002

Which schools have been to the tournament each of the last 4 years?

Team

Consecutive

Arizona

18

Indiana

17

UCLA

14

Kansas

13

Cincinnati

11

Kentucky

11

Maryland

9

Oklahoma

8

Stanford

8

Duke

7

Michigan State

5

Oklahoma State

5

Creighton

4

Florida

4

Gonzaga

4

Missouri

4

Ohio State

4

Texas

4

Winthrop

4

Wisconsin

4

 

3/12/2002

Siena became the second school to win an NCAA Tournament game with a losing record.  Who was the other?

Bradley, 1955 defeated Oklahoma City 69-65 and Southern Methodist 81-79

3/11/2002

Which first round matchups feature schools that have won National Championships?

Indiana – Utah

North Carolina State – Michigan State

Kansas – Holy Cross

3/10/2002 (Selection Sunday)

Which conference’s current members have the best record By AP Ranking (Since 1949)?

Ranking

Team

Record

1 Ranking

West Coast

9-0

2 Ranking

Mountain West

9-1

3 Ranking

Western Athletic, Horizon League

5-0

4 Ranking

Mountain West, Atlantic Sun

4-1

5 Ranking

Sun Belt

4-1

6 Ranking

Conference USA

4-1

7 Ranking

Atlantic Coast

10-3

8 Ranking

Big Twelve

6-1

9 Ranking

Big Ten

10-2

10 Ranking

Atlantic Ten

5-0

11 Ranking

Pacific Ten

6-1

12 Ranking

Big Twelve

9-4

13 Ranking

Big East, Atlantic Coast

10-6

14 Ranking

Southeastern, Big Ten

6-3

15 Ranking

Big Ten

5-1

16 Ranking

Atlantic Coast

11-5

17 Ranking

Patriot

3-1

18 Ranking

Big East

8-4

19 Ranking

Atlantic Coast

4-2

20 Ranking

Big Ten

8-4

21 Ranking

West Coast

3-1

22 Ranking

Big East

4-3

23 Ranking

Southeastern

4-2

24 Ranking

Big Twelve

2-2

25 Ranking

Atlantic Ten

2-1

Unranked

Atlantic Coast

44-45

3/09/2002

Which conference’s current members have the best record vs. each AP Ranking (Since 1949)?

versus

Team

Record

1 Ranking

Metro Atlantic

1-1

2 Ranking

Horizon League, Metro Atlantic

1-1

3 Ranking

Big Ten

6-6

4 Ranking

Horizon League

1-0

5 Ranking

Southland

1-0

6 Ranking

Horizon League

1-0

7 Ranking

Big Ten

6-3

8 Ranking

Atlantic Ten

5-0

9 Ranking

Big West, Colonial

1-0

10 Ranking

Mid Eastern

1-0

11 Ranking

Atlantic Ten

3-0

12 Ranking

Pacific Ten

4-0

13 Ranking

Metro Atlantic, Big Sky, Conference USA

2-0

14 Ranking

Big Ten

5-0

15 Ranking

Ivy League

2-0

16 Ranking

Missouri Valley, Horizon League

2-0

17 Ranking

Conference USA

3-0

18 Ranking

Big Ten

4-0

19 Ranking

West Coast

2-0

20 Ranking

Southeastern, Pacific Ten

7-0

21 Ranking

Pacific Ten, Mid American, Big East

1-0

22 Ranking

Southeastern

2-0

23 Ranking

West Coast, Big East

2-0

24 Ranking

Atlantic Coast

5-0

25 Ranking

Big Ten

3-0

Unranked

Southland

4-1

3/08/2002

Which conference has had the most of its current members seeded #4?

Atlantic Coast with 9

Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Maryland, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Virginia, Wake Forest

Which conference has had the most of its current members seeded #3?

Big East and Southeastern with 8

Big East - Boston College, Georgetown, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, St. John’s, Seton Hall, Syracuse, Villanova

Southeastern – Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana State, Mississippi, South Carolina, Vanderbilt

Which conference has had the most of its current members seeded #2?

Big East with 8

Connecticut, Georgetown, Miami (Fla.), Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, St. John’s, Seton Hall, Syracuse

Which conference has had the most of its current members seeded #1?

Big Ten with 7

Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Purdue

3/07/2002

Who has the best record when scoring 100 or more points?

North Carolina 7-0

3/06/2002

Who has the best record when allowing 100 or more points?

Jacksonville 2-0

3/05/2002

Who has the best record when scoring fewer than 50 points?

Clemson, Southwest Missouri State, Stanford and Houston 1-0

3/04/2002

Who has the best record when allowing fewer than 50 points?

Indiana, Cincinnati and Villanova 7-0

3/03/2002

Who has the best record vs. each AP Ranking (Since 1949)?

versus

Team

Record

1 Ranking

Cincinnati

3-0

2 Ranking

11 teams tied with

1-0

3 Ranking

Arizona, San Francisco, Georgetown

2-0

4 Ranking

Indiana

3-0

5 Ranking

North Carolina

3-0

6 Ranking

Penn State, Western Kentucky, Arkansas, Duke

2-0

7 Ranking

Brigham Young, Minnesota, Louisville, UCLA

2-0

8 Ranking

6 tied with

2-0

9 Ranking

Kentucky

5-0

10 Ranking

UCLA

3-0

11 Ranking

Kansas, Michigan, Auburn, Illinois

2-0

12 Ranking

UCLA

4-0

13 Ranking

6 tied with

2-0

14 Ranking

UCLA

3-0

15 Ranking

Penn

2-0

16 Ranking

San Francisco

2-0

17 Ranking

Iowa

2-0

18 Ranking

UCLA

4-0

19 Ranking

Kentucky

4-0

20 Ranking

UCLA

5-0

21 Ranking

Duke

2-0

22 Ranking

Kentucky

2-0

23 Ranking

Louisville

2-0

24 Ranking

North Carolina

2-0

25 Ranking

Wisconsin

2-0

Unranked

Loyola (Ill.), St. Bonaventure, Canisius

4-0

3/02/2002

Who has the best record By AP Ranking (Since 1949)?

Ranking

Team

Record

1 Ranking

UCLA

30-0

2 Ranking

Nevada-Las Vegas

6-0

3 Ranking

Loyola (Ill.), Texas-El Paso

5-0

4 Ranking

Jacksonville, Nevada-Las Vegas

4-1

5 Ranking

Kentucky

16-3

6 Ranking

Duke

11-1

7 Ranking

Louisville

6-0

8 Ranking

Kansas

4-0

9 Ranking

Indiana

5-0

10 Ranking

La Salle

5-0

11 Ranking

California

4-0

12 Ranking

Kansas

7-2

13 Ranking

Florida

5-1

14 Ranking

Ohio State, Florida

4-1

15 Ranking

Michigan, Duke

5-1

16 Ranking

North Carolina State

9-1

17 Ranking

Navy, St. Joseph’s, St. John’s

3-1

18 Ranking

Villanova, Seattle

4-1

19 Ranking

Mississippi State

4-1

20 Ranking

Purdue

5-1

21 Ranking

Loyola Marymount

3-1

22 Ranking

Georgetown

3-2

23 Ranking

Miami (Fla.), Florida, Alabama

2-1

24 Ranking

Louisville

2-1

25 Ranking

Purdue, Louisville

3-1

Unranked

CCNY

3-0

3/01/2002

Which conference has had the most of its current members play in the national championship game?

Big East and Big Ten with 7

Big East - Connecticut, Georgetown, Seton Hall, St. John's, Syracuse, Villanova and West Virginia

Big Ten – Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Purdue and Wisconsin

2/28/2002

Who has the best NCAA Tournament record when not seeded in the top 4 of any regional (since 1979)?

Kansas 13-5

2/27/2002

Who has the best NCAA Tournament record when seeded in the top 4 of any regional ?

Michigan State 23-5

2/26/2002

Which coach has the best record in the Sweet Sixteen Round?

Rick Pitino 6-0

2/25/2002

Which teams have the best and worst NCAA Tournament record versus current conference members?

Houston is 6-0 versus current Conference USA members.

Connecticut is 0-6 versus current Big East Conference members.

2/24/2002

Who has the best record By Seed

Seed

Team

Record

1 Seed

Arkansas, Indiana

9-1

2 Seed

Louisville

11-0

3 Seed

Indiana

5-1

4 Seed

Arizona

6-1

5 Seed

Florida

5-1

6 Seed

Kansas

7-1

7 Seed

Navy, Tulsa

3-1

8 Seed

UCLA

5-1

9 Seed

Boston College

3-1

10 Seed

Dayton, St. John’s

3-1

11 Seed

Loyola Marymount

3-1

12 Seed

9 schools tied with

2-1

13 Seed

Oklahoma, Richmond, Valparaiso

2-1

14 Seed

Cleveland State, Tennessee-Chattanooga

2-1

15 Seed

Hampton, Richmond

1-1

16 Seed

Northwestern State

1-1

2/23/2002

Who has the best record vs. Each Seed

Versus

Team

Record

1 Seed

Virginia

3-0

2 Seed

Seton Hall

4-0

3 Seed

Kentucky, Louisville, Temple

4-0

4 Seed

Duke, Louisville

4-0

5 Seed

Kentucky

5-0

6 Seed

23 schools tied with

1-0

7 Seed

Duke

6-0

8 Seed

Kentucky

5-0

9 Seed

Georgetown

5-0

10 Seed

North Carolina, Syracuse

4-0

11 Seed

Louisville, Maryland, North Carolina State

4-0

12 Seed

Arkansas, Duke, Michigan State, Syracuse

4-0

13 Seed

Nevada-Las Vegas

4-0

14 Seed

Michigan

6-0

15 Seed

Duke, North Carolina

5-0

16 Seed

Duke, North Carolina

6-0

12/30/2001

Previous Facts that have changed:

3/11/01:           Gonzaga became the 16th team to be seeded 12 or worse to make it to the Sweet Sixteen.

3/10/01:           Penn State was selected as an at-large team with a losing conference record (7-9).

3/09/01:           Duke, Gonzaga and Michigan State have reached the Sweet Sixteen for at least three years.

3/07/01:           Duke became the 19th AP#1 to win the tournament.

3/05/01:           2001 had 21 upsets in 63 games for a pct of 33.33%.

3/02/01:           Arkansas is now 18-8 as a member of the Southeastern Conference.

2/27/01:           8 more teams scored 69 points for a total of 153.

2/10/01:           2/21/00 - Arkansas has now been 11 different seeds.

                        3/02/00 - Big Ten now has 39 Final Four Appearances.

3/22/00:           Michigan State and Duke have the longest streak of Sweet Sixteen Appearances at 4.

3/19/00:           Duke became the third AP#1 team since 1985 to win the tournament.

2/28/00:           Nevada teams now have the best Sweet Sixteen record since 1985 at 4-1.