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Number crunch: A breakdown of Day One of the NCAA’s Sweet 16

Oregon forward Elgin Cook celebrates the Ducks’ win over Duke on Thursday, March 24, 2016, in Anaheim.
Oregon forward Elgin Cook celebrates the Ducks’ win over Duke on Thursday, March 24, 2016, in Anaheim. The Associated Press

A statistical breakdown of the first day of play in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16:

1: The number of times Oregon has beaten Duke (the Ducks beat the Blue Devils 82-68 Thursday).

1: The number of free throws missed by Villanova (18 for 19) in a 92-69 win over Miami.

8: The number of field goals for Maryland in the second half of its 79-63 loss to Kansas.

15: The rebounding advantage for Kansas in its win over Maryland.

16-2: Miami’s first-half run to cut Villanova’s lead to 31-30. The Hurricanes were never that close again.

20: Combined three-pointers for Miami and Villanova (10 each).

21.4: Texas A&M’s shooting percentage from three-point range in a 77-63 loss to Oklahoma.

22: Points scored by Oregon’s Dillon Brooks on Thursday.

26: Number of points scored by Miami’s Sheldon McClellan, who shot 5 for 7 from three-point range.

27: Points scored by Kansas forward Perry Ellis in the Jayhawks’ win over Maryland.

27-8: Oklahoma’s big run in the first half to break open what had been an 18-18 game against Texas A&M.

66.7: Villanova’s shooting percentage from three-point range against Miami.

2007: The last time Oregon was in the Elite Eight.

2009: The last time Villanova and Oklahoma were in the Elite Eight.

Compiled by Chris La Marr

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