Friday, March 22, 2019

First Round Tournament Tidbits - Thursday

Wofford wins their first tournament game in 5 tries.  In the previous four tournaments they were a double-digit seed.  This was their first game as the higher seeded team.

The Big Ten Conference won 5 games on Thursday.  It ties a record for the most wins by a conference on a single day.  The Big East Conference also had 5 wins on 3/17/2006.

Syracuse's loss to Baylor snaps an 8-game winning streak in the Round of 64.  Their last loss in the First Round was 66-58 to Texas A&M in 2006.  They are now 24-5 in the Round of 64.

Old Dominion loses their 6th consecutive Round of 64 game.  They are now 3-9 in the Round of 64.

Montana loses their 5th consecutive Round of 64 game.  They are now 1-10 in the Round of 64.

Gonzaga advances to the Second Round for the 11th consecutive year.  They are now 18-4 in the Round of 64.

Kansas advances to the Second Round for the 13th consecutive year.  They are now 34-2 in the Round of 64.

Kentucky wins their 9th consecutive Round of 64 game.  They are now 28-3 in the Round of 64.

Florida State wins their 5th consecutive Round of 64 game.  Their last loss in the First Round was 67-60 to Gonzaga in 2010.  They are now 10-4 in the Round of 64.

Auburn wins their 9th consecutive Round of 64 game.  Their last loss in the First Round was 72-71 to Richmond in 1984.  They are now 9-1 in the Round of 64. 

New Mexico State loses their 11th consecutive Round of 64 game.  Their last win in the First Round was 93-79 to Nebraska in 1993.  They are now 2-14 in the Round of 64.  Their 14 losses is the record for the most losses in the Round of 64.

Belmont is now tied for a tournament-worst 0-8 in the Round of 64.  North Carolina A&T and Robert Morris are also 0-8 in the Round of 64.

Florida wins their 7th consecutive Round of 64 game.  They are now 17-5 in the Round of 64.

Villanova wins their 6th consecutive Round 64 game.  They are now 20-6 in the Round of 64.

Louisville's loss snaps a 5-game winning streak in the first round.  They are now 21-6 in the Round of 64.





1 comment:

dethwing said...

Yale's loss was their first ever in the round of 64.

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