NCAA Tournament

Number crunch: A breakdown of the NCAA Tournament, Day Four

Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey embraces guard Demetrius Jackson (11) after Notre Dame defeated Stephen F. Austin 76-75 in a second-round NCAA men’s college basketball tournament game Sunday, March 20, 2016, in New York.
Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey embraces guard Demetrius Jackson (11) after Notre Dame defeated Stephen F. Austin 76-75 in a second-round NCAA men’s college basketball tournament game Sunday, March 20, 2016, in New York. The Associated Press

A statistical breakdown of the fourth day of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament:

1: Three-pointer made by fifth-seeded Maryland in 18 attempts, yet the Terrapins beat No. 13 Hawaii in a South Region game.

1: Regional No. 1 seed playing on Sunday. Oregon, tops in the West Region, beats ninth-seeded St. Joseph’s 69-64.

3: Coaches with the most Sweet 16 appearances are going there again.

6: Atlantic Coast Conference teams in the Sweet 16, the most ever for one conference.

6: Teams with double-digit seeds that played Sunday, including No. 10 Syracuse vs. No. 15 Middle Tennessee State in the Midwest Region.

6: Three-pointers made by Wisconsin’s Bronson Koenig.

10: Assists for Northern Iowa’s Wes Washpun, the most by any player Sunday.

10: Seed in the Midwest region for Syracuse, which was the worst-seeded team to win Sunday and reach the Sweet 16.

13: Games this season that Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield has hit at least five three-pointers, which is three better than any other Division I player this season.

13: Career games in which Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield has scored at least 30 points, tied for best in Big 12 history.

15: Rebounds for Notre Dame’s Zach Auguste, the most by any player Sunday.

21: Consecutive victories by 14th-seeded Stephen F. Austin, the longest win streak in the nation, before Sunday’s 76-75 loss to No. 6-seed Notre Dame in the East Region.

24: Years since a No. 2 seed lost on a buzzer-beater.

25: Point margin in Syracuse’s win over Middle Tennessee State, the highest in Sunday’s action.

36: Points for Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield and Northern Iowa’s Jeremy Morgan, which led all scorers Sunday.

92: Points scored by No. 3 seed Texas A&M in a four-point, West Region win over No. 11 Northern Iowa, the most scored by all teams Sunday.

Compiled by Noel Harris

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