Key Stat for Every First Round Game

16 Mar

East

  1. Villanova vs. 16. Mount St. Mary’s

Villanova is 7th in fg percentage (49.7) and Mount St. Mary’s is 227th in fg percentage defense (44.8)

  1. Wisconsin vs. 9. Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is 13th in 3 point fg percentage (40.3) and Wisconsin is 307th in 3 point fg percentage defense (37.7)

  1. Virginia vs. 12. UNC-Wilmington

Virginia is 1st in scoring defense (55.6) and UNC-Wilmington is 10th in scoring offense (85.2)

  1. Florida vs. East Tennessee State

Florida is 48th in total free throws attempted (764) East Tennessee State in 313th in fewest fouls (679)

  1. Baylor vs. 14. New Mexico State

Baylor is 4th in rebound margin (8.9) and New Mexico State is 16th (6.9)

  1. SMU vs. 11. USC

SMU is 3rd in rebound margin (9.0) and USC is 184th (0.4)

  1. South Carolina vs. 10. Marquette

Marquette is 1st in 3 point fg percentage (43.0) and South Carolina is 5th in 3 point fg percentage defense (29.3)

  1. Duke vs. 15. Troy

Duke is 33rd in fg percentage (47.7) and Troy is 9th in total rebounds (1,330)

Midwest

  1. Kansas vs. 16. UC Davis

Kansas is 79th in steals per game (6.9) and UC Davis is 275th in turnovers per game (14.1)

  1. Miami vs. 9. Michigan State

Michigan State is 57th in fg percentage (46.8) and Miami is 55th in fg percentage defense (41.4)

  1. Iowa State vs. 12. Nevada

Iowa State is 14th in 3 point fg percentage (40.2) and Nevada is 16th in 3 point fg percentage defense (30.7)

  1. Purdue vs. 13. Vermont

Purdue is 65th in rebounds per game (37.94) and Vermont is 263rd (34.24)

  1. Oregon vs. 14. Iona

Oregon is 10th in scoring margin (14.1) and Iona is 109th (4.1)

  1. Creighton vs. 11. Rhode Island

Creighton is 18th in 3 point fg percentage (39.9) and Rhode Island is 3rd in 3 point fg percentage defense (29.0)

  1. Michigan vs. 10.Oklahoma State

Michigan is 1st in turnovers per game (9.4) and Oklahoma State is 31st in steals per game (7.8)

  1. Louisville vs. 15. Jacksonville State

Louisville is 14th in offensive rebounds per game (13.31) and Jacksonville State is 144th in defensive rebounds per game (25.59)

West

  1. Gonzaga vs. 16. South Dakota State

Gonzaga is 2nd in fg percentage (51.8) and South Dakota State is 243rd in fg percentage defense (45.2)

  1. Northwestern vs. 9. Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt is 8th in free throw percentage ( 77.6) and Northwestern is 185th in fouls per game (19.0)

  1. Notre Dame vs. 12. Princeton

Notre Dame is 2nd in turnovers per game (9.4) and Princeton is 5th (10.0)

  1. West Virginia vs. 13. Bucknell

West Virginia is 5th in offensive rebounds per game (14.32) and Bucknell is 299th (8.62)

  1. Florida State vs. 14. Florida Gulf Coast

Florida Gulf Coast is 5th in fg percentage (50.2) and Florida State is 45th in fg percentage defense (41.2)

  1. Maryland vs. 11. Xavier

Maryland is 40th in blocks per game (4.7) and Xavier is 261st (2.7)

  1. St. Mary’s vs. 10. VCU

St. Mary’s is 254th in turnover margin (-1.2) and VCU is 24th in total steals (256)

  1. Arizona vs. 15. North Dakota

North Dakota is 19th in fg percentage (48.3) and Arizona is 35th (47.6)

South

  1. North Carolina vs. 16. Texas Southern

North Carolina is 95th in fouls per game (17.8) and Texas Southern is 2nd in free throws made (643)

  1. Arkansas vs. 9. Seton Hall

Arkansas is 42nd in steals per game (7.5) and Seton Hall is 231st in turnovers per game (13.6)

  1. Minnesota vs. 12. Middle Tennessee State

Minnesota is 1st in blocked shots per game (6.8) and Middle Tennessee State is 12th in fg percentage (49.0)

  1. Butler vs. 13. Winthrop

Winthrop is 90th in rebounds per game (37.41) and Butler 325th (32.03)

  1. UCLA vs. 14. Kent State

UCLA is 6th in defensive rebounds per game (29.45) and Kent State is 2nd in offensive rebounds per game (14.97)

  1. Cincinnati vs. 11. Kansas State

Cincinnati is 10th in turnovers per game (10.0) and Kansas State is 28th in steals per game (7.8)

  1. Dayton vs. 10. Wichita State

Wichita State is 5th in rebound margin (8.9) and Dayton is 192nd (0.2)

  1. Kentucky vs. 15. Northern Kentucky

Kentucky is 285th in fewest fouls (656) and Northern Kentucky is 267th in free throw percentage (67.6)

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