Sunday, March 28, 2021

Sweet Sixteen - Sunday - Tournament Tidbits

Gonzaga is 37-22 in the NCAA Tournament

Gonzaga is in the Elite Eight for the 2nd consecutive tournament and the 5th time overall.  They are 1-3 in the Elite Eight.

Gonzaga wins consecutive Sweet Sixteen games for the first time in school history.

Gonzaga has won 5 straight games vs. the Big East and is 6-2 overall

WCC teams are 8-7 vs. the Big East in the tournament

Gonzaga is 3-0 vs. #5 seeds

#1 seeds are 47-9 vs. #5 seeds including 5-0 in Indianapolis

Creighton is 14-23 in the NCAA Tournament

Creighton is 0-4 in the Sweet Sixteen.  Only Texas A&M (0-6) has a worse record in the Sweet Sixteen.

Creighton is tournament-worst 0-9 vs. AP Top 10 teams.

Creighton is a tournament-worst 0-6 on Sundays.

Michigan is 64-28 in the NCAA Tournament

Michigan is in the Elite Eight for the 1st time since 2018 and the 15th time overall.  The are 8-6 in the Elite Eight.

Michigan is 2-0 vs. Florida State in the tournament.  They defeated Florida State 58-54 in the 2018 Elite Eight.

Michigan is a tournament-best 5-0 against teams from Florida.

Michigan has won 3 straight games against the ACC.

Big Ten teams are 40-46 vs. the ACC in the tournament but have won 4 straight and are 9-2 since 2017.

Michigan’s win is the 9th straight by a #1 seed over a #4 seed.  #1 seeds are 54-22 vs. #4 seeds.

Florida State is 23-18 in the NCAA Tournament

Florida State has lost 6 straight games against the Big Ten

For the first time since 2014, there are no ACC teams in the Elite Eight. 

UCLA is 110-42 in the NCAA Tournament.  The 110 wins passes Kansas for 4th most all-time.

UCLA is in the Elite Eight for the first time since 2008 and the 23rd time overall.  They are 18-4 in the Elite Eight.

UCLA snaps a 3-game Sweet Sixteen losing streak

UCLA is 2-0 vs. Alabama.  They also defeated Alabama 62-59 in the 2006 Round of 32. 

UCLA snaps a 5-game tournament losing streak vs. the SEC

Pac 12 is 16-19 vs. the SEC

UCLA is tied with Louisville with a tournament-best 4-0 record against teams from Alabama

UCLA’s win is their 6th as an #11 seed tying VCU and Dayton for the most all-time

UCLA is the 3rd #11 seed to defeat a #2 seed.  #11 seeds are 3-15 vs. #2 seeds.

UCLA snaps a 5-game losing streak vs. #2 seeds.

Pac 12 will have 3 teams in the Elite Eight for the 2nd time in tournament history.  They also had 3 in the Elite Eight in 2001 (Arizona, Stanford, USC)

There are two double-digit seeds in the Elite Eight for the 3rd time in tournament history:

  • 1990 (#10 Texas, #11 Loyola Marymount)
  • 2002 (#10 Kent State, #12 Missouri)
  • 2021 (#11 UCLA, #12 Oregon State)

Alabama is 23-22 in the NCAA Tournament

Alabama is 4-2 vs. the Pac 12 with their only 2 losses to UCLA

Alabama is 1-8 in the Sweet Sixteen including 0-6 as an automatic qualifier

Alabama is a tournament-worst 0-4 vs. #11 seeds

UCLA is 7-2 and Alabama is 1-1 in overtime games.

USC is 17-20 in the NCAA Tournament

USC is in the Elite Eight for the first time since 2001 and the 4th time overall.  They are 2-1 in the Elite Eight.

USC is 2-0 vs. Oregon in the tournament.  They also defeated Oregon 81-79 in the 1961 Round of 32.

#6 seeds are 6-3 vs. #7 seeds

Oregon is 26-16 in the NCAA Tournament

Oregon is 0-3 vs. the Pac 12, but this is their first tournament game as a member of the Pac 12.

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