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 EAST REGIONAL
Indiana
Bloomington, Ind., 29-6.
Nickname: Hoosiers. Coach: Tom Crean.
Conference: Big Ten. Bid: At large.
Region: East. Seed: No. 1.
Tournament Record: 64-31, 37 years. Last appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (79.5); Cody Zeller 16.7; Victor Oladipo 13.6; Christian Watford 12.3; Jordan Hulls 9.9; Will Sheehy 9.5.
Rebounds: Team (38.4); Cody Zeller 8.0; Victor Oladipo 6.4; Christian Watford 6.3.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (14.5/12.9); Kevin Ferrell 4.2/2.0; Jordan Hulls 3.0/1.2; Victor Oladipo 2.1/2.3.
3-pointers: Team (.408); Jordan Hulls 80; Christian Watford 58.
Last Ten: 7-3.
The Skinny: Indiana, with its sights set on a sixth national championship, will play Syracuse, a rematch of the classic 1987 title game won by the Hoosiers. Indiana ranks third in the country in points scored per game at 79.5.

Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y., 28-9.
Nickname: Orangemen. Coach: Jim Boeheim.
Conference: Big East. Bid: At large.
Region: East. Seed: No. 4.
Tournament Record: 58-35, 36 years. Last appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (71.5); C.J. Fair 14.5; Brandon Triche 13.8; James Southerland 13.7; Michael Carter-Williams 11.8.
Rebounds: Team (38.7); C.J. Fair 6.9; James Southerland 5.3; Michael Carter-Williams 4.8; DaJuan Christmas 4.7.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (14.5/12.6); Michael Carter-Williams 7.6/3.5; Brandon Triche 3.5/2.7.
3-pointers: Team (.337); James Southerland 79; Brandon Triche 48.
Last Ten: 6-4.
The Skinny: After a 47-point blowout in the the opener, the Orange overcame a dismal shooting night against Cal, including missing 15 of 41 free throws. Boeheim earned his 50th career NCAA tournament win as the Orange reached the regional semifinals for the fourth time in five years. The Orange allow 59.2 points per game, which ranks 30th in the nation.
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Marquette
Milwaukee, 25-8.
Nickname: Golden Eagles. Coach: Buzz Williams.
Conference: Big East. Bid: At large.
Region: East. Seed: No. 3.
Tournament Record: 40-31, 31 years. Last NCAA Appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (68.8); Vander Blue 14.8; Davante Gardner 11.3; Jamil Wilson 9.7; Junior Cadougan 8.6.
Rebounds: Team (35.2); Trent Lockett 4.9; Davante Gardner 4.8; Jamil Wilson 4.8.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (13.9/13.5); Junior Cadougan 3.9/2.5; Trent Lockett 1.8/1.9; Vander Blue 1.8/2.2.
3-pointers: Team (.303); Vander Blue 38; Jamil Wilson 33.
Last Ten: 8-2.
The Skinny: The Golden Eagles pulled out two nail-biters to reach the round of 16 for the third straight year. Marquette is seeking to move past that round for the first time since 2003, when Dwyane Wade led them to the Final Four.

Miami
Coral Gables, Fla., 29-6.
Nickname: Hurricanes. Coach: Jim Larranaga.
Conference: Atlantic Coast. Bid: ACC champion.
Region: East. Seed: No. 2.
Tournament Record: 6-6, 7 years. Last appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (69.9); Shane Larkin 14.5; Durand Scott 13.2; Kenny Kadji 13.0; Trey McKinney Jones 9.2.
Rebounds: Team (35.9); Reggie Johnson 7.0; Kenny Kadji 6.9; Julian Gamble 4.9.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (10.8/10.8); Shane Larkin 4.6/2.3; Durand Scott 2.5/1.9.
3-pointers: Team (.364); Shane Larkin 67; Trey McKinney Jones 56; Kenny Kadji 46.
Last Ten: 7-3.
The Skinny: Miami is in the round of 16 for only the second time in school history. Larranaga, the ACC Coach of the Year, took mid-major George Mason to the 2006 NCAA Final Four. The Hurricanes were the first team in ACC history to win the regular season and postseason titles and not get a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Championship.
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WEST REGIONAL
Wichita State
Wichita, Kan., 28-8.
Nickname: Shockers. Coach: Gregg Marshall.
Conference: Missouri Valley. Bid: At large.
Region: West. Seed: No. 9.
Tournament Record: 10-10, 10 years. Last appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (69.7); Cleanthony Early 13.9; Carl Hall 12.6; Malcolm Armstead 10.6.
Rebounds: Team (38.2); Carl Hall 6.9; Cleanthony Early 5.2.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (13.8/12.8); Malcolm Armstead 4.0/2.3; Demetric Williams 2.3/1.8.
3-pointers: Team (.337); Malcolm Armstead 57; Cleanthony Early 43; Demetric Williams 31; Nick Wiggins 31.
Last Ten: 7-3.
The Skinny: The Shockers one-upped No. 1 Gonzaga on the NCAA tournament stage, and advanced to the Round of 16 for the first time since 2006. Freshman guard Ron Baker, hit four of the Shockers' season-high 14 3-pointers, leading Wichita State to a 76-70 victory over the Zags. The Shockers are the fifth No. 9 seed to defeat a No. 1 seed in NCAA Tournament history since the NCAA Tournament field expanded to 64 teams (1985).

La Salle
Philadelphia, 24-9.
Nickname: Explorers. Coach: John Giannini.
Conference: Atlantic 10. Bid: At large.
Region: West. Seed: No. 13.
Tournament Record: 14-10, 12 years. Last appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (72.5); Ramon Galloway 17.4; Tyreek Duren 14.4; Tyrone Garland 13.0; Jerrell Wright 10.7.
Rebounds: Team (31.3); Jerrell Wright 6.8; Steve Zack 6.4; Ramon Galloway 4.5.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (14.3/11.5); Ramon Galloway 3.8/3.1; Tyreek Duren 3.3/2.0; Sam Mills 2.3/1.2; Tyrone Garland 2.1/1.5.
3-pointers: Team (.377); Ramon Galloway 92; Sam Mills 49; Tyreek Duren 47; D.J. Peterson 32.
Last Ten: 7-3.
The Skinny: The last time the upstart Explorers got this far, the NCAA tournament didn't even have a round of 16. Making the most of their first NCAA appearance since 1992, the Explorers won three games in five days after starting the tournament in the First Four on Wednesday in Dayton, Ohio.
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Arizona
Tucson, 27-7.
Nickname: Wildcats. Coach: Sean Miller.
Conference: Pac-12. Bid: At large.
Region: West. Seed: No. 6.
Tournament Record: 48-28, 30 years. Last NCAA Appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (73.5); Mark Lyons 15.4; Solomon Hill 13.3; Nick Johnson 11.6.
Rebounds: Team (36.6); Kaleb Tarczewski 6.2; Brandon Ashley 5.4; Solomon Hill 5.4; Kevin Parrom 4.9.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (13.8/13.1); Nick Johnson 3.3/1.9; Mark Lyons 2.9/2.7; Solomon Hill 2.7/2.2.
3-pointers: Team (.372); Mark Lyons 65; Solomon Hill 56; Kevin Parrom 41; Nick Johnson 41.
Last Ten: 7-3.
The Skinny: This will be Arizona's 15th appearance in the Sweet 16 and the seventh for the program since 2001. The Wildcats have not lost to an opponent outside of the Pac-12 this season. Arizona shot better than 50 percent in both games in Salt Lake City, the first back-to-back 50-percent shooting games this season.

Ohio State
Columbus, 28-7.
Nickname: Buckeyes. Coach: Thad Matta.
Conference: Big Ten. Bid: Big Ten champion.
Region: West. Seed: No. 2.
Tournament Record: 53-27, 29 years. Last appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (70.2); Deshaun Thomas 19.7; Aaron Craft 10.0; Lenzelle Smith Jr. 9.4.
Rebounds: Team (35.3); Deshaun Thomas 6.1; Lenzelle Smith Jr. 4.8; Evan Ravenel 4.3.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (13.6/10.5); Aaron Craft 4.7/1.9; Shannon Scott 4.0/1.3.
3-pointers: Team (.358); Deshaun Thomas 69; Lenzelle Smith Jr. 48.
Last Ten: 10-0.
The Skinny: The Buckeyes escaped Dayton as the lone high seed left in the West. Ohio State had opened the tournament in Dayton twice previously under Matta and lost despite thousands of fans providing a home-court feeling. The Buckeyes are in the round of 16 for a school-record fourth year in a row.
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SOUTH REGIONAL
Kansas
Lawrence, 31-5.
Nickname: Jayhawks. Coach: Bill Self.
Conference: Big 12. Bid: Big 12 champion.
Region: South. Seed: No. 1.
Tournament Record: 95-40, 42 years. Last appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (72.4); Ben McLemore 15.8; Jeff Withey 13.8; Travis Releford 11.8; Elijah Johnson 9.8.
Rebounds: Team (39.3); Jeff Withey 8.5; Kelvin Young 6.7; Ben McLemore 5.3.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (15.4/14.0); Elijah Johnson 4.7/3.1; Naadir Tharpe 2.9/1.4; Travis Releford 2.5/1.6.
3-pointers: Team (.363); Ben McLemore 69; Elijah Johnson 50; Travis Releford 39; Naadir Tharpe 35.
Last Ten: 9-1.
The Skinny: Kansas survived its opener against Western Kentucky and was on the ropes, trailing North Carolina 30-21 at halftime. Two senior starters, Withey and Releford, came through as the Jayhawks outscored the Tar Heels 49-28 in the second half, to advance to their 30th Sweet 16. The Jayhawks lead the nation in field-goal percentage defense (35.7).

Michigan
Ann Arbor, 28-7.
Nickname: Wolverines. Coach: John Beilein.
Conference: Big Ten. Bid: At large.
Region: South. Seed: No. 4.
Tournament Record: 45-22, 24 years. Last appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (75.1); Trey Burke 18.8; Tim Hardaway Jr. 14.9; Nik Stauskas 11.3; Glenn Robinson III 11.1.
Rebounds: Team (35.1); Mitch McGary 5.9; Glenn Robinson III 5.5; Tim Hardaway Jr. 4.6; Jordan Morgan 4.5.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (14.3/9.3); Trey Burke 6.7/2.2; Tim Hardaway Jr. 2.2/1.9.
3-pointers: Team (.382); Nik Stauskas 72; Tim Hardaway Jr. 68; Trey Burke 67;
Last Ten: 7-3.
The Skinny: Michigan breezed through VCU's vaunted pressure with a clinical performance to advance to the regional semifinals for the first time since 1994. Michigan and Michigan State had never reached the round of 16 in the same year until now. Michigan is only committing 9.3 turnovers per game, the fewest in the nation.
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Florida
Gainesville, 28-7.
Nickname: Gators. Coach: Billy Donovan.
Conference: Southeastern. Bid: At large.
Region: South. Seed: No. 3.
Tournament Record: 37-15, 17 years. Last appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (72.0); Erik Murphy 12.8; Mike Rosario 12.5; Kenny Boynton 12.1; Patric Young 10.3, Scottie Wilbekin 9.2.
Rebounds: Team (35.0); Patric Young 6.3; Will Yeguete 5.9; Erik Murphy 5.5.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (14.7/11.1); Scottie Wilbekin 5.0/2.1; Kenny Boynton 2.8/1.3; Mike Rosario 2.1/1.7.
3-pointers: Team (.382); Erik Murphy 72; Kenny Boynton 70; Mike Rosario 59; Michael Frazier II 50; Scottie Wilbekin 37.
Last Ten: 7-3.
The Skinny: The Gators are on their way to the NCAA tournament round of 16 for the third consecutive year. Rosario responded after playing a season-low 15 minutes in the opener with a sizzling 6-for-9 performance from 3-point range against Minnesota. Rosario's 25 points is the most he has scored in his two seasons at Florida after transferring from Rutgers.

Florida Gulf Coast
Fort Myers, 26-10.
Nickname: Eagles. Coach: Andy Enfield.
Conference: Atlantic Sun. Bid: Atlantic Sun champion.
Region: South. Seed: No. 15.
Tournament Record: 2-0, First year. Last NCAA Appearance: First year.
Scoring: Team (73.5); Sherwood Brown 15.6; Bernard Thompson 14.5; Chase Fielder 12.1.
Rebounds: Team (36.5); Sherwood Brown 6.6; Chase Fielder 5.4; Eric McKnight 4.5; Bernard Thompson 4.5.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (14.0/14.6); Brett Comer 6.6/3.5.
3-pointers: Team (.342); Sherwood Brown 73; Bernard Thompson 53; Christophe Varidel 39; Chase Fielder 32.
Last Ten: 8-2.
The Skinny: Florida Gulf Coast is the first 15 to reach the Sweet 16. After shocking No. 2 Georgetown, the Eagles made it look easy against San Diego, winning 81-71. The university only became eligible for postseason play last year.
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MIDWEST REGIONAL
Louisville
Louisville, Ky., 31-5.
Nickname: Cardinals. Coach: Rick Pitino.
Conference: Big East. Bid: Big East champion.
Region: Midwest. Seed: No. 1.
Tournament Record: 66-40, 39 years. Last appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (73.9); Russ Smith 18.4; Gorgui Dieng 10.0; Peyton Siva 9.9; Chane Behanan 9.7.
Rebounds: Team (37.1); Gorgui Dieng 9.5; Chane Behanan 6.3.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (14.9/12.7); Peyton Siva 5.9/2.7; Russ Smith 3.0/2.6; Gorgui Dieng 2.0/1.8.
3-pointers: Team (.332); Russ Smith 56; Luke Hancock 53; Wayne Blackshear 42; Peyton Siva 37.
Last Ten: 10-0.
The Skinny: The Cardinals have won 12 straight since a five-overtime loss to Notre Dame on Feb. 9. Louisville roared past N.C. A&T 79-48 and Colorado State 82-56 to reach its 19th Sweet 16. Pitino's career record as the No. 1 seed is 20-3.

Oregon
Eugene, 28-8.
Nickname: Ducks. Coach: Dana Altman.
Conference: Pac-12. Bid: Pac-12 champion.
Region: Midwest. Seed: No. 12.
Tournament Record: 14-9, 11 years. Last appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (71.7); E.J. Singler 11.6; Damyean Dotson 11.3; Carlos Emory 11.1; Arsalan Kazemi 9.3; Tony Woods 9.1.
Rebounds: Team (37.6); Arsalan Kazemi 9.9; E.J. Singler 4.9; Carlos Emory 4.4.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (13.1/15.1); Dominic Artis 3.3/2.4; Johnathan Loyd 2.9/1.9; E.J. Singler 2.9/2.5.
3-pointers: Team (.333); E.J. Singler 50; Damyean Dotson 46; Dominic Artis 32; Carlos Emory 30.
Last Ten: 7-3.
The Skinny: The Ducks dismissed two favorites by a combined 30 points in San Jose and advanced to the second weekend for the first time since advancing to the Elite Eight in 2007. Oregon has won 73 games over the last three seasons, which ties for second place on UO?s all-time wins list in a three-year span, matching the 1937-40 teams.
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Michigan State
East Lansing, 27-8.
Nickname: Spartans. Coach: Tom Izzo.
Conference: Big Ten. Bid: At large.
Region: Midwest. Seed: No. 3.
Tournament Record: 56-25, 27 years. Last appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (68.2); Keith Appling 13.3; Gary Harris 13.1; Adreian Payne 10.4; Derrick Nix 10.0; Branden Dawson 9.1.
Rebounds: Team (37.9); Adreian Payne 7.5; Derrick Nix 6.5; Branden Dawson 6.0; Denzel Valentine 4.2.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (13.4/13.7); Keith Appling 3.4/2.3; Denzel Valentine 2.5/2.0.
3-pointers: Team (.341); Gary Harris 65; Keith Appling 40.
Last Ten: 6-4.
The Skinny: The Spartans move to round of 16 for the fifth time in six years and the 11th time in Tom Izzo's career. Michigan State and Kansas are the only schools to make it to the regional semifinals five times in the last six years. Izzo is 18-3 in the second game at an NCAA tournament site.

Duke
Durham, N.C., 29-5.
Nickname: Blue Devils. Coach: Mike Krzyzewski.
Conference: Atlantic Coast. Bid: At large.
Region: Midwest. Seed: No. 2.
Tournament Record: 98-32, 37 years. Last appearance: 2013.
Scoring: Team (77.8); Seth Curry 17.3; Mason Plumleee 17.2; Ryan Kelly 13.3; Quinn Cook 12.0; Rasheed Sulaimon 11.7.
Rebounds: Team (33.8); Mason Plumlee 10.0; Ryan Kelly 5.4; Quinn Cook 3.9.
Assists/Turnovers: Team (14.6/10.7); Quinn Cook 5.4/2.2; Tyler Thornton 2.2/1.1; Mason Plumlee 2.0/2.9.
3-pointers: Team (.403); Seth Curry 87; Quinn Cook 55; Rasheed Sulaimon 49; Ryan Kelly 34.
Last Ten: 7-3.
The Skinny: Duke advanced to the round of 16 for the fourth time in five years. A year after they lost their NCAA tournament opener, the Blue Devils are back in the regional semifinals for the 27th time. The 16-point victory over Creighton was the program's 2,000th career win.
 

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