NCAA numbers-0321

ON THIS POST: NCAA TOURNAMENT FOCUS ON 5 VS. 12 SEEDS

  • Notable numbers

  • #5 vs. #12 schedule

  • Marquette-Murray St. matchup

  • Top tourney scorers

  • New Top 10 career scoring list

  • Tournament records


A tale of 2 NCAA championships.  On this post: Basketball

A tale of 2 NCAA championships.

On this post: Basketball

26-11

Record of #5 seeds (.591) against 12 seeds in last 10 tournaments

4-0

All 5 seeds won their matchups in the 2015 and 2018 with 3 of 4 winning in 2009, 2013 and 2014

1-2

#5 Marquette vs. #12 Murray St. on March 21 features top 2

scorers in the tournament

5 VS. 12 MATCHUPS
REGION #5 #12
East
Mar 22
Miss. St.
23-10
Liberty
28-6
West
Mar 21
Marquette
24-9
Murray St.
27-4
Midwest
Mar 21
Auburn
26-9
New Mexico St.
30-4
South
Mar 22
Wisconsin
23-10
Oregon
23-12

.4

Scoring average difference

between Markus Howard

and Ja Morant

TOP SCORERS IN TOURNAMENT
PPG PLAYER SCHOOL
25.0 Markus Howard Marquette
24.6 Ja Morant Murray St.
23.0 Carsen Edwards Purdue
22.9 Myles Powell Seton Hall
22.9 R.J. Barrett Duke

8, 10

Rank of Morant, Howard in

free throw attempts this season;

only 11 had 250 or more

COMPARIGN MARKUS HOWARD,
JA MORANT SEASON STATS
HOWARD STATS MORANT
33 Games 31
33.6 Minutes 36.5
825 Points 763
25.0 Average 24.6
42.4 FG pct 50.3
243-573 FG m/a 385-791
40.8 3-pt. pct 33.6
116-284 3 FG m/a 50-149
89.2 FT pct 81.0
223-250 FT m/a 209-258
131 Assists 312
4.0 Assists per game 10.0
133 Rebounds 172
4.0 Reb. per game 5.5
53 (OT) Season high 40
10 30+ point games 6
3 40+ point games 1

38, 3

NCAA Tournament wins by Marquette (32 appearances),

Murray State (16)

HOW THEY MATCH UP
MARQ MURR
RK NO STAT NO RK
58 77.7 Scoring offense 83.3 11
118 69.1 Scoring defense 67.8 76
40 8.6 Scoring margin 15.5 5
44 4.5 Rebound margin 3.8 61
157 13.6 Assists per game 18.1 6
61 4.3 Blocks per game 4.6 32
317 4.8 Steals per game 7.6 45
301 -2.1 Turnover margin 2.2 59
217 0.98 Assist/TO ratio 1.5 9
88 45.9 FG pct. 49.6 9
23 40.2 FG pct. defense 41 45
40 9.4 3-pt per game 7.8 162
9 39.3 3-pt pct. 34.8 155
20 75.9 Free throw pct. 73.9 71

106-50

All-time tournament record

of No. 5 seeds vs. No. 12s

TOURNAMENT HISTORY
OF #5, #12 SEEDS
NO. 5 NO. 12
REC SEED REC
8-44 vs. #1 0-19
4-1 vs. #2 0-1
2-2 vs. #3 0-0
41-53 vs. #4 12-27
1-1 vs. #5 50-106
1-0 vs. #6 0-0
0-0 vs. #7 0-0
1-3 vs. #8 1-0
1-3 vs. #9 0-0
1-0 vs. #10 0-0
0-0 vs. #11 0-0
106-50 vs. #12 0-0
14-3 vs. #13 8-3
0-0 vs. #14 0-0
0-0 vs. #15 0-0
0-0 vs. #16 0-0

CAREER SCORING LIST

3, 7

Places on career scoring list for Chris Clemons and Mike Daum; their careers ended  March 19

32

Points for Clemons in Campbell’s NIT loss to UNC Greensboro to pass Lionel Simmons for 3rd alltime

25

Points for Daum in South Dakota State’s NIT loss to Texas to pass Harry Kelly by 1 point for 7th

ALL-TIME D1 SCORING LEADERS
NO PLAYER TEAM LAST
3,667 Pete Maravich LSU 1970
3,249 Freeman Williams Port. St. 1978
3,225 Chris Clemons Campbell 2019
3,217 Lionel Simmons La Salle 1990
3,165 Alphonso Ford Miss. Val. 1993
3,150 Doug McDermott Creighton 2014
3,067 Mike Daum S. Dak. St. 2019
3,066 Harry Kelly Texas So. 1983
3,058 Keydren Clark St. Peter’s 2006
3,008 Hersey Hawkins Bradley 1988

TOURNAMENT RECORDS

61

Austin Carr of Notre Dame holds tournament record with 61 points

vs. Ohio in 1970 game

SINGLE-GAME SCORING
NO PLAYER SCHOOL DATE
61 Austin Carr Notre Dame 3/7/70
58 Bill Bradley Princeton 3/20/65
56 Oscar Robertson Cincinnati 3/15/58
52 Austin Carr Notre Dame 3/12/70
52 Austin Carr Notre Dame 3/13/71
50 David Robinson Navy 3/12/87

Single-game rebounds


26

Phil Hubbard of Michigan has

the mark for most rebounds

in game since 1973

22, 11

Single-game record for 3-point attempts, made by Jeff Fryar of Loyola Marymount in 1990

23

Most free throws made, by Bob Carney of Bradley (1954) and Travis Mays of Texas (1990)

18

Assists by Mark Wade of

Nevada-Las Vegas in 1987 game for single-game record

11

Single-game record for blocks

set by Shaquille O’Neal

of LSU in 1992


Source: ncaa.org; sports-reference.com; mcubed.net