Sunday, March 31, 2013

Florida - Michigan Elite Eight Tournament Facts

Here are some NCAA Tournament facts about Florida and Michigan after their Elite Eight game:

Michigan is in their first Final Four since 1994.  It is their 7th Final Four appearance.

John Beilein is in his first Final Four.

Michigan is 7-5 in the Elite Eight.

Michigan's 20-point victory is their second largest in an Elite Eight game.  They defeated Virginia by 37 in the 1989 Elite Eight.

Michigan is 5-2 vs. the SEC.  They are 2-0 vs. Florida and both victories over Florida have been by at least 20 points.

Florida has been lost by 20 more more points 5 times in the tournament.  Only UCLA and BYU have more 20+ point losses in tournament history.  3 of the 5 losses have come to Michigan schools (Michigan twice and Michigan State once).

Michigan is 12-1 when ranked #10 in the AP Poll and have won 10 straight.  Michigan has the most wins when ranked #10 and only La Salle has a better winning percentage at 5-0.

Michigan is 2-0 vs. #3 seeds.  Their other victory was 80-79 over Seton Hall in OT in the 1989 National Championship Game.

Michigan held 3 teams in the tournament to under 60 points.  They are now 10-1 when holding their opponent to under 60 points.

Florida loses in the Elite Eight for the third straight year.  Florida joins Wyoming as the only schools to lose in the Elite Eight in three consecutive years.  Wyoming lost in the Elite Eight from 1947 to 1949.

Florida is now 4-3 in the Elite Eight.

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