Sunday, March 24, 2013

Florida - Minnesota Tournament Facts

Here are some NCAA Tournament facts about Florida and Minnesota:

Florida is in the Sweet Sixteen for the 9th time.  It is their 3rd consecutive trip.  They have won their last 5 Sweet Sixteen games.

The SEC is now 29-37 vs. the Big Ten, but 2-0 in this tournament.

22 of Florida's 37 all-time tournament wins are in double-digits.

The 14-point loss is Minnesota's 2nd largest defeat in 12 tournament losses.

The 78 points that Florida scored is the 4th most that Minnesota has allowed in 25 tournament games while their 64 points is their 10th fewest. 

Florida is in the Round of 32 for the 13th time.  It is their 3rd consecutive trip.  They are 8-4 in the Round of 32.

Florida is 4-3 vs. the Big Ten.  They defeated Ohio State to win the 2007 National Championship.

Florida has been to at least the Elite Eight in 4 of their last 5 tournament appearances.  They are 19-3 over their last 22 tournament games.  

Florida is 20-5 when ranked vs. an unranked opponent.  Minnesota is 1-2 when unranked vs. a ranked opponent.  Their win over UCLA was their first win in this situation.

Florida is 11-2 as a #3 seed.  Minnesota is 3-2 as a #11 seed.

Minnesota is in the Round of 32 for the 6th time and the first time since 1997.  They are 4-1 in the Round of 32.

Minnesota lost to Kentucky 78-69 in the 1997 National Semifinals the only other time they have faced an SEC team in the tournament.

Minnesota is 3-0 when playing in the state of Texas.  Only Houston has a better record in Texas at 5-0.

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