2015 NCAA Tourney 2nd Round Odds and Ends

From the Sports Desk of Ribbie’s Weblog, your source for twisted coverage of March Madness.  Here are some stats and facts you might not have seen yet:

  • The lowest winning score in a game:  56 – (3): Arkansas, Dayton, Butler
  • The lowest combined score in a game: 104 – Butler 56 – Texas 48.
  • Lowest losing score in a game:  48 – Texas
  • Highest number of bids by state: 5 – Texas and Indiana
  • Most # of loses by a state in second round play:  5 Texas – Texas, Texas Southern, Baylor, Stephen F. Austin, SMU
  • Highest scoring game:  BYU 90 v Ole Miss 94 (First Round)
  • Most teams by conference still alive:  6:  ACC, Big East, Big Ten
  • Most teams by state still alive: 4 – Ohio: Cincy,  Dayton, OSU, Xavier; IN: Indy, Valpo, Butler, Notre Dame NC:  UNC, Davidson, Duke, NC St.
  • Rhyming Couplet Matchup:

The high and mighty Dayton Flyers

Will play the saintly Providence Friars

Stay tuned for continued “coverage” of or more aptly, musing, rantings and ravings on the 2015 NCAA Hoops Tournament.  Let the madness continue!