What You Need to Know;
Sweet 16 Appearances:
- UNC: 27
- Duke: 25
- Kansas: 21
- Grayson Allen and Brandon Ingram become the 1st Duke teammates since 2006 to each have 25+ points in a tournament game.
- Duke’s Coach K is the 1st head coach to ever win 90 NCAA Tournament games.
- Jim Boeheim is going to the Sweet 16 for the 17th time tying Dean Smith and Roy Williams for 2nd most all time.
- Maryland makes the Sweet 16 for the 1st time since 2003.
- Gonzaga got its 10th NCAA win as a double-digit team tying Dayton for most all-time.
- UNC’s Brice Johnson recorded his 21st double-double of the season.
- Pac 12: Only 1 of the 7 teams in the tournament made it to the Sweet 16. (Oregon)
- ACC: 6 of the 7 teams in the tournament made the Sweet 16. They are also the 1st conference to have 6 teams in the Sweet 16 in tournament history. (Pittsburgh didn’t make the Sweet 16)
- First time since 2012 that all 4 number 1 seeds are playing in the Sweet 16.
- 5 Indiana over 4 Kentucky
- 11 Gonzaga over 3 Utah
- 7 Wisconsin over 2 Xavier
- Kentucky: 1st, 2nd round loss since 2007.
- John Calipari’s 1st loss in 2nd round while at Kentucky.
BREAKING NEWS: Ben Simmons is hiring an agent and declaring for the NBA draft.