Friday, March 22, 2013

Indiana - James Madison Tournament Facts

Here are some NCAA Tournament facts about Indiana and James Madison:

The Big Ten is 8-3 vs. the Colonial.

Indiana is now 10-1 as a #1 seed.

The 83 points that Indiana scored is the most that James Madison has given up in 9 tournament games. Their previous high allowed was 68 vs. North Carolina in the 1983 Round of 32.

The 21-point loss was the worst defeat by James Madison in the tournament.  Their previous high was in the same North Carolina game by 19.

Indiana is 4-1 vs. teams from the Colonial.  They lost to Richmond 72-69 in the 1988 Round of 64.

Indiana has been a #1 Seed two other times.  They won the National Championship in 1987 and lost to Kansas in the Elite Eight in 1993.

Indiana is 4-1 when playing in the state of Ohio.

Friday is the only day that Indiana has a losing record in the tournament.  They are 7-12 on Fridays.

James Madison has played one Big Ten team in past tournaments defeating Ohio State 55-48 in the 1982 First Round.

James Madison has played a #1 seed once losing to North Carolina 52-50 in the 1982 Round of 32.

This is the first time that James Madison has every played on a Friday in tournament history.

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