Thursday, March 21, 2013

Colorado State - Missouri Tournament Facts

Here are some NCAA Tournament facts about Colorado State and Missouri:

While Colorado State ends their 4 game tournament losing streak, Missouri loses their 4th straight.

It is only the second win for the Mountain West vs. the Southeastern Conference.  BYU defeated Florida 99-92 in the 2010 Round of 64.

Colorado State's 84 points is their most in 14 tournament games.  Their previous high was 77 vs. Drake in the 1969 Elite Eight.

Missouri is 5-12 in the tournament when unranked.

Colorado State's last tournament win was in 1989.  They have lost their last 4 tournament games.

Larry Eustachy is coaching in the tournament with his fourth team.

The #8 seed is Colorado State's best ever seed.  They were a #10 seed two times previously.

All 3 of Colorado State's tournament wins have come in the Midwest Regional.

Colorado State is 1-1 vs. the Southeastern Conference.  The defeated Florida 68-46 in the 1989 Round of 64 and lost to Alabama 71-54 in the 1990 Round of 64.

Missouri has been a #9 seed 3 other times.  They are 1-2 as #9 vs. #8:
  • Lost to Lamar 71-67 in 1981
  • Lost to North Carolina 84-70 in 2000
  • Defeated Georgia 70-68 in 2001
Missouri is 1-2 when playing in Kentucky.  Colorado State is 0-1.

Missouri is 10-7 on Thursdays and 12-18 on other days.

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