NCAA Tournament

Final Four number crunch: Villanova, UNC roll

The Villanova bench is fired up in the second half of the Wildcats’ blowout win over Oklahoma on Saturday, April 2, 2016, in Houston.
The Villanova bench is fired up in the second half of the Wildcats’ blowout win over Oklahoma on Saturday, April 2, 2016, in Houston. The Associated Press

Behind the box scores of Saturday’s Final Four games between Villanova and Oklahoma and Syracuse and North Carolina:

4: Free throws made by Syracuse in its 83-66 loss to North Carolina.

5: Villanova’s missed field goals in the second half of the Wildcats’ 95-51 win over Oklahoma.

5: Assists for Syracuse against North Carolina.

9: Points scored by Oklahoma star Buddy Hield on 4-of-12 shooting.

10: Shots missed by Villanova’s starters.

11:

11: The number of three-pointers North Carolina missed before making one.

12: Rebounding advantage for North Carolina against Syracuse.

16: Points scored by North Carolina’s Brice Johnson and Justin Jackson.

21-4: Villanova’s big first-half run to break open its win over Oklahoma.

22: Points scored by Syracuse senior Trevor Cooney.

23: Points scored by Villanova guard Josh Hart on 10-of-12 shooting.

30: Number of three-pointers Syracuse and North Carolina combined to miss.

31.7: Oklahoma’s field-goal percentage.

32: Shots missed by Oklahoma’s starters.

61.1: Villanova’s shooting percentage from three-point range.

71.4: Villanova’s field-goal percentage.

Compiled by Chris La Marr

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