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Number crunch: Day One of the Elite Eight

Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield cuts down the net after the Sooners’ 80-68 their win against Oregon during an NCAA college basketball game in a regional final of the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 26, 2016, in Anaheim. Hield led all scorers with 37 points.
Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield cuts down the net after the Sooners’ 80-68 their win against Oregon during an NCAA college basketball game in a regional final of the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 26, 2016, in Anaheim. Hield led all scorers with 37 points. The Associated Press

Behind the box scores of Saturday’s regional finals between Oklahoma and Oregon and Kansas and Villanova:

3: Third game in the tournament Oklahoma has scored at least 80 points.

6: Advantage Villanova (11) had over Kansas (5) in steals.

7: Years since Villanova has reached a Final Four.

8: Made three-point shots by Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield, who finished with 37 points on 13-of-20 shooting (8-of-13 from three-point range).

9: Kansas points in the final 10:30 of the first half (and eight turnovers in that span.

10: First-half turnovers by Kansas (Villanova had none), which trailed 32-25 at the break.

11: Consecutive games Oregon had won before Saturday’s loss.

12: Oklahoma’s smallest second-half lead.

13: Team-high points scored by Villanova’s Kris Jenkins, Josh Hart and Ryan Arcidiacono.

14: Years since Oklahoma advanced to a Final Four.

17: Consecutive games won by Kansas before their loss to Villanova.

31: Advantage in shooting percentage Oregon (50.0) held over Oregon (19.0) in three-point shooting.

48: First-half points by Oklahoma, which held Oregon to 30.

94.7: Villanova’s free-throw percentage (18 of 19), including eight of its last eight to ice the game.

View the Oklahoma-Oregon box score

View the Kansas-Villanova box score

Compiled by Jeff Caraska

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