Sunday, March 27, 2016

North Carolina - Notre Dame Elite Eight Tournament Tidbits

  • North Carolina is in the Final Four for the 19th time and the first time since 2009 when they defeated to Villanova 83-69.  They are 9-9 in the National Semifinals.
  • North Carolina is now 4-0 vs. Notre Dame in the tournament.  It is North Carolina’s second best record vs. any team.  They are 5-0 vs. Michigan State.
  • North Carolina is 2-0 vs. teams from the ACC.  They defeated Virginia 78-65 in the 1981 National Semifinals.
  • Notre Dame is now 0-9 vs. the ACC.  It is the worst record by any team against any conference.
  • Notre Dame is now 0-6 vs. #1 seeds.  Only Temple (9), Arkansas (8) and Gonzaga (7) have more losses without a win vs. #1 seeds.
  • North Carolina’s win is their 54th as a #1 seed.  It is the most wins by any team for any seed.
  • This is the 6th time in 7 years that the Final Four has featured 1 or fewer #1 seeds.

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