Gonzaga 84 TCU 81
Gonzaga is in the Sweet Sixteen for the 8th consecutive tournament and the 13th time overall.
Gonzaga has won 5 straight games against #6 seeds.
Gonzaga is 5-1 in tournament games played in Colorado. The 5 wins is a tournament high.
Gonzaga matches Houston and UCLA at for the most wins this decade at 9.
TCU is 0-4 all-time in the Round of 32 including losses in back-to-back years.
TCU is 0-2 on Sundays in the tournament. Their other Sunday game was last year's Round of 32 loss to Arizona.
TCU is 0-4 when scoring 80 or more points in a tournament game.
Miami, Florida 85 Indiana 69
Miami is in the Sweet Sixteen for the 2nd consecutive tournament and the 5th time overall.
Miami is 3-4 all-time vs. Top 4 seeds. All 3 wins occurred when they were the lower seeded team.
Miami is 3-0 on March 19 in the tournament.
Miami's 85 points is the most they have scored in 24 tournament games. Their previous high was 84 vs. Western Kentucky in the 1960 Round of 32.
Indiana's loss ends a 3-game winning streak in the Round of 32.
Indiana loses on March 19 for the first time. They are now 4-1 on today's date.
Florida Atlantic 78 Fairleigh Dickinson 70
Florida Atlantic is in the Sweet Sixteen for the first time in school history.
Florida Atlantic's Sweet Sixteen berth is the first for Conference USA since Memphis went to the Sweet Sixteen in 2009.
Conference USA teams are now 2-0 vs. teams from the Northeast Conference. Marquette defeated Monmouth in 1996 Round of 64.
Fairleigh Dickinson is 0-2 vs. teams from Florida. They also lost to Florida Gulf Coast in the 2016 First Four.
Creighton 85 Baylor 76
Creighton is in the Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2021 and the 5th time overall.
Creighton is 1-1 vs. Baylor in the tournament. Baylor defeated Creighton in the 2014 Round of 32.
Creighton's win is their first against the Big 12 in the tournament. They are now 1-3. They were eliminated by Kansas in the Round of 32 last year.
Creighton's win is their first ever against a Top 4 seed in tournament history. They had lost their first 8 games against Top 4 seeds.
Creighton's win is their first ever tournament win on a Sunday. They had lost their first 6 games played on a Sunday.
Creighton is 5-0 when scoring at least 80 points in the tournament.
Baylor is knocked out in the Round of 32 for the 2nd straight year where they were eliminated by North Carolina last year.
Baylor is 0-2 vs. #6 seeds.
Baylor is 0-5 when allowing at least 80 points in the tournament.
Connecticut 70 Saint Mary's 55
Connecticut is in the Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2014 and the 19th time overall.
Connecticut is 6-1 vs. #5 seeds and has won 5 straight.
Connecticut is 12-8 when playing tournament games in the state of New York. The 12 wins is a tournament best.
Saint Mary's is 1-3 in the Round of 32 and have lost 3 straight in the round.
Saint Mary's has lost as a #5 seed vs. the #4 seed in consecutive years. They lost to #4 seed UCLA last year.
Today's game was the first time that Saint Mary's has played a tournament game on a Sunday.
Saint Mary's is 0-8 in the tournament when scoring fewer than 60 points.
Michigan State 69 Marquette 60
Michigan State is in the Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2019 and the 21st time overall.
Michigan State is 3-0 vs. Marquette in the tournament. They also defeated Marquette in the 1959 Sweet Sixteen and the 2007 Round of 64.
Michigan State is 8-1 vs. the Big East in the tournament.
Michigan State is 5-0 vs. teams from Wisconsin in the tournament.
Michigan State is 11-5 as a #7 seed. The 11 wins is the most all-time. Three of the 11 wins are as a #7 vs. a #2 which is the most in a #7 vs. #2 match-up.
Marquette is 1-9 vs. the Big Ten in the tournament.
Marquette's loss ends a 3-game winning streak in the Round of 32.
Marquette is 0-3 vs. #7 seeds.
Kansas State 75 Kentucky 69
Kansas State is in the Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2018 and the 18th time overall.
Kansas State is 2-2 in the tournament vs. Kentucky. They also defeated Kentucky in the 2018 Sweet Sixteen. They lost to Kentucky in the 2014 First Round and the 1951 National Championship Game.
Kansas State also played their first two games in North Carolina in 2018. They played in Charlotte in 2018 and Greensboro this year.
Kansas State is 3-0 in the Round of 32 on Sundays.
Kentucky's loss ends a 3-game Round of 32 winning streak.
Kentucky's loss ends a 4-game winning streak against #3 seeds. However, the previous 4 games were as #1 or #2 seeds. Kentucky was a #6 seed in this game.
Kentucky's loss ends a 5-game tournament winning streak in North Carolina.
Kentucky has now lost their last 3 tournament games played on a Sunday.
Xavier 84 Pitt 73
Xavier is in the Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2017 and the 9th time overall.
Xaiver is 2-1 vs. Pitt in the tournament. They also defeated Pitt 71-68 in the 2010 Round of 32. Pitt defeated Xavier in the 2009 Sweet Sixteen.
Xavier also defeated an ACC Team (Florida State) to advance to the Sweet Sixteen team in 2017.
Xavier is 4-0 on March 19. Only Georgetown has a better record on March 19 at 6-0.
Pitt is 0-2 vs. Big East teams. Their other loss was to Villanova in the 2009 Elite Eight.
Pitt has lost four consecutive Round of 32 games.
Pitt is 0-4 vs. #3 seeds. Only Northeastern is worse at 0-5.
Pitt is 0-8 vs. Top 3 seeds all-time. Only Notre Dame is worse at 0-10.