Wednesday, March 16, 2022

First Four Tidbits - Wednesday

Wright State is the first Horizon League team to play in an Opening Round game since Xavier in 1983.

Wright State's win is their first ever tournament win in four tournament appearance.

Wright State's 93 points is their most in 4 tournament games.  Their previous high was 58 vs. Pittsburgh in the 2007 Round of 64.

Wright State's win is the first by a Horizon League team since Butler defeated VCU 70-62 in the 2011 Final Four.

With the loss by Bryant, Northeast Conference teams are 6-7 in Opening Round/First Four games.  

Notre Dame's #11 seed is their lowest ever in the tournament.  They have been every seed from #1 to #11.

This was Rutgers' first ever tournament overtime game.

Notre Dame wins their first tournament game since 2017 when they defeated Princeton 60-58 in the Round of 64

Notre Dame is 6-6 vs. the Big Ten in the tournament including 4 consecutive wins.

ACC teams are 4-1 in First Four games.

Notre Dame is 2-3 in overtime games in the tournament.  

Notre Dame's win is the 8th multiple-OT victory by the ACC all-time which is the most by any conference.

The Big Ten has lost 5 consecutive overtime games in the tournament.

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