Houston is 33-26 in the NCAA Tournament
Houston is in the Final Four for the 1st time since 1984 and the 6th time overall. They are 2-3 in the National Semifinals.
Houston is a tournament-best 6-0 in the Elite Eight
Houston is the second AAC team to advance to the Final Four (Connecticut 2014)
Houston is 1-1 vs. Oregon State in the tournament. They lost to Oregon State 63-60 in the 1966 Sweet Sixteen.
Houston's win is their first against a Pac 12 team. They are 1-3 vs. the Pac 12 in the tournament.
The AAC is 2-3 vs. the Pac 12 in the tournament.
#2 seeds are 2-0 vs. #12 seeds. Kelvin Sampson was the winning coach in both games.
Houston is the first team to play four double-digit seeds in the tournament. With the win, they are the first team to defeat four double-digit seeds.
Kelvin Sampson becomes the 16th coach to take at least 2 different schools to the Final Four
- Forddy Anderson (Bradley, Michigan State)
- Gene Bartow (Memphis, UCLA)
- Larry Brown (Kansas, UCLA)
- John Calipari (Kentucky, Massachusetts, Memphis)
- Hugh Durham (Florida State, Georgia)
- Jack Gardner (Kansas State, Utah)
- Lou Henson (Illinois, New Mexico State)
- Bob Huggins (Cincinnati, West Virginia)
- Lon Kruger (Florida, Oklahoma)
- Frank McGuire (North Carolina, St. John's)
- Lute Olson (Arizona, Iowa)
- Rick Pitino (Kentucky, Louisville, Providence)
- Lee Rose (Charlotte, Purdue)
- Kelvin Sampson (Oklahoma, Houston)
- Eddie Sutton (Arkansas, Oklahoma State)
- Roy Williams (Kansas, North Carolina)
- Oregon - 78 (1939 to 2017)
- Baylor - 71 (1950 to 2021)
- Wisconsin - 59 (1941 to 2000)
- Stanford - 56 (1942 to 1998)
- Texas - 56 (1947 to 2003)
- Loyola Chicago - 55 (1963 to 2018)
- West Virginia - 51 (1959 to 2010)
- Wichita State - 48 (1965 to 2013)
- Oklahoma State - 44 (1951 to 1995)
- Oklahoma - 41 (1947 to 1988)