Friday, March 22, 2019

First Round Tournament Tidbits - Friday Evening

Duke wins in the Round of 64 for the 5th consecutive year.  They are now 30-4 in the Round of 64. 

Central Florida wins their 1st ever tournament game in their 5th tournament.

Liberty wins their 1st ever tournament game in their 4th tournament.

Virginia Tech wins their 1st tournament game since 2007.

North Carolina wins their 17th consecutive Round of 64 game.  They are now 31-1 in the Round of 64.

Roy Williams is 29-0 in the Round of 64.

Iona loses their 11th consecutive Round of 64 game.  They are 1-12 in the Round of 64.

Washington wins in the Round of 64 for the 6th consecutive time.  They are 8-4 in the Round of 64.

With Utah State's loss, Mountain West automatic qualifiers are 4-15 in the Round of 64.  It is the 7th consecutive year that the Mountain West tournament champion has lost in the first round.

The Big Ten ties the Big East from 2008 and 2011 for the most teams in the Round of 32 with 7.

Houston wins tournament games in back-to-back years for the first time since 2004 when they went to three consecutive final fours.

There were 12 upsets in the first round.  Only 2001 and 2016 had more upsets with 13.




1 comment:

dethwing said...

2004? I think you might mean 1984.

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