Thursday, March 21, 2013

Saint Louis - New Mexico State Tournament Facts

Here are some NCAA Tournament facts about Saint Louis and New Mexico State:

Saint Louis wins games in consecutive years for the first time in tournament history.

The 44 points by New Mexico State is the fewest points that Saint Louis has allowed in 13 tournament games.  Their previous low allowed was 46 vs. Massachusetts in the 1998 Round of 64.

The 20 point win for Saint Louis is their largest margin of victory in the tournament.  Their previous high was 9 also vs. New Mexico State in 1952.

New Mexico State has now lost 7 consecutive tournament games.

This is the second tournament meeting between Saint Louis and New Mexico State.  Saint Louis defeated New Mexico State 62-53 in the 1952 Sweet Sixteen.

Saint Louis's last tournament win was in 1998 when they defeated Massachusetts 51-46 in the Round of 64.

Saint Louis is 0-4 when they are in the Midwest region.

New Mexico State's last tournament win was in 1993 when they defeated Nebraska 93-79 in the Round of 64.

New Mexico State is 0-3 as a member of the Western Athletic Conference.

They are also 0-3 when playing in the state of California.

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