NCAA Capsules-Regionals


By The Associated Press



EAST REGIONAL
North Carolina

Chapel Hill, 30-6.

Nickname: Tar Heels. Coach: Roy Williams.

Conference: Atlantic Coast. Bid: ACC champion.

Region: East. Seed: No. 1.

Tournament Record: 114-44, 47 years. Last appearance: 2015.

Scoring: Team (82.4); Brice Johnson 16.8; Joel Berry II 12.8; Justin Jackson 12.1; Marcus Paige 12.0; Isaiah Hicks 9.4; Kennedy Meeks 9.0.

Rebounds: Team (41.0); Brice Johnson 10.6; Kennedy Meeks 5.9; Isaiah Hicks 4.7.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (17.8/10.9); Marcus Paige 3.7/1.1; Joel Berry II 3.4/1.6; Justin Jackson 2.9/1.1; Theo Pinson 2.9/1.3.

3-pointers: Team (.314); Joel Berry II 61; Marcus Paige 55.

Last Ten: 9-1.

The Skinny: This is UNC’s 12th 30-win season. … Brice Johnson has had 21 double-doubles this season. … With the two wins in Raleigh, UNC improved to 33-1 in NCAA games in its home state with 29 straight wins since the only loss in 1979. … The Tar Heels are 52-10 as a No. 1 seed. … Roy Williams is second in all-time NCAA Tournament wins with 67. Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski is first with 90.

Indiana

Bloomington, 27-7.

Nickname: Hoosiers. Coach: Tom Crean.

Conference: Big Ten. Bid: At large.

Region: East. Seed: No. 5.

Tournament Record: 66-33, 39 years. Last appearance: 2015.

Scoring: Team (82.5); Yogi Ferrell 17.1; James Blackmon Jr. 15.8; Troy Williams 13.0; Thomas Bryant 11.9.

Rebounds: Team (36.9); Troy Williams 5.9; Thomas Bryant 5.7; Max Bielfeldt 4.6; James Blackmon Jr. 4.2.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (16.1/13.6); Yogi Ferrell 5.6/2.5; Robert Johnson 3.1/1.7; Troy Williams 2.0/2.6.

3-pointers: Team (.416); Yogi Ferrell 75; Nick Zeisloft 65; Robert Johnson 51; James Blackmon Jr. 37.

Last Ten: 8-2.

The Skinny: The Hoosiers are back in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2013. … Yogi Ferrell is Indiana’s leader in games played with 136. … IU will become the seventh team in tournament history to have played 100 games or more in the NCAA Tournament when it faces UNC.

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Notre Dame

South Bend, Ind., 23-11.

Nickname: Fighting Irish. Coach: Mike Brey.

Conference: Atlantic Coast. Bid: At large.

Region: East. Seed: No. 6.

Tournament Record: 36-38, 36 years. Last appearance: 2015.

Scoring: Team (75.6); Demetrius Jackson 15.5; Zack Auguste 14.3; Steve Vasturia 11.6; V.J. Beachem 11.6; Bonzie Colson 11.4.

Rebounds: Team (35.8); Zack Auguste 10.9; Bonzie Colson 6.8.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (13.5/10.0); Demetrius Jackson 5.1/2.2; Steve Vasturia 3.2/1.8.

3-pointers: Team (.372); V.J. Beachem 82; Demetrius Jackson 51; Matt Ryan 46; Steve Vasturia 44.

Last Ten: 6-4.

The Skinny: This is the first time since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985 that Notre Dame has reached the round of 16 two straight seasons. … The Fighting Irish shot 58.1 percent from the field against Michigan and 56.9 percent from the field against Stephen F. Austin.

Wisconsin

Madison, 22-12.

Nickname: Badgers. Coach: Greg Gard.

Conference: Big Ten. Bid: At large.

Region: East. Seed: No. 7.

Tournament Record: 36-20, 22 years. Last appearance: 2015.

Scoring: Team (68.1); Nigel Hayes 15.9; Bronson Koenig 13.3; Ethan Happ 12.4; Vitto Brown 9.8.

Rebounds: Team (35.1); Ethan Happ 7.8; Nigel Hayes 5.8; Vitto Brown 5.1.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (11.4/10.9); Nigel Hayes 3.0/2.1; Bronson Koenig 2.4/1.5; Zak Showalter 2.1/1.3.

3-pointers: Team (.351); Bronson Koenig 82; Nigel Hayes 37; Zak Showalter 36; Vitto Brown 36.

Last Ten: 7-3.

The Skinny: Badgers are making their fifth Sweet 16 appearance in six years. … Wisconsin has gone 15-5 in the NCAA tournament over the last six seasons. … Wisconsin will be the fifth Big Ten team Notre Dame will face this year. … All four games were decided by single-digits and the Irish went 3-1.

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SOUTH REGIONAL
Kansas

Lawrence, 32-4.

Nickname: Jayhawks. Coach: Bill Self.

Conference: Big 12. Bid: Big 12 champion.

Region: South. Seed: No. 1.

Tournament Record: 99-43, 45 years. Last appearance: 2015.

Scoring: Team (82.0); Perry Ellis 16.9; Wayne Selden Jr. 13.6; Frank Mason III 12.8; Devonte Graham 11.4.

Rebounds: Team (38.0); Laden Lucas 6.5; Perry Ellis 5.9; Frank Mason III 4.3.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (16.1/12.5); Frank Mason III 4.6/1.9; Devonte Graham 3.8./1.6; Wayne Selden Jr. 2.5/1.8.

3-pointers: Team (.423); Wayne Selden Jr. 72; Devonte Graham 70; Frank Mason III 41; Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk 37; Brannen Greene 31.

Last Ten: 10-0.

The Skinny: … Senior forward Perry Ellis is one point shy of Paul Pierce (1,768), who is eighth, on the program’s all-time scoring list. … In its current 16-game winning streak, Kansas is shooting 41.5 percent from 3-point range.

Maryland

College Park, 27-8.

Nickname: Terrapins. Coach: Mark Turgeon.

Conference: Big Ten. Bid: At large.

Region: South. Seed: No. 5.

Tournament Record: 41-24, 26 years. Last NCAA Appearance: 2015.

Scoring: Team (76.1); Melo Trimble 14.8; Diamond Stone 12.7; Robert Carter 12.4; Jake Layman 11.7; Rasheed Suliamon 11.1.

Rebounds: Team (35.3); Robert Carter 7.0; Diamond Stone 5.4; Jake Layman 5.3.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (13.8/12.8); Melo Trimble 5.0/2.7; Rasheed Suliamon 3.5/1.9.

3-pointers: Team (.367); Melo Trimble 57; Jake Layman 57; Rasheed Suliamon 55; Jared Nickens 51.

Last Ten: 5-5.

The Skinny: Against Hawaii, the Terps missed their first 15 three-point attempts and went on to set a record for the worst three-point performance (1 for 18) by a winning team in the history of the NCAA tournament. … Coach Mark Turgeon played for KU from 1983 to ‘87 and worked on the staffs of both Larry Brown and Roy Williams.

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Miami

Coral Gables, Fla., 27-7.

Nickname: Hurricanes. Coach: Jim Larranga.

Conference: Atlantic Coast. Bid: At large.

Region: South. Seed: No. 3.

Tournament Record: 8-7, 8 years. Last appearance: 2013.

Scoring: Team (75.4); Sheldon McClellan 16.0; Angel Rodriguez 12.6; Davon Reed 11.2; Ja’Quan Newton 10.8.

Rebounds: Team (34.8); Tonye Jekiri 8.7; Kamari Murphy 6.1; Davon Reed 4.1.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (12.5/10.9); Angel Rodriguez 4.4/2.5; Ja’Quan Newton 2.5/2.1.

3-pointers: Team (.369); Angel Rodriguez 53; Sheldon McClellan 51; Davon Reed 46; Ivan Cruz Uceda 39.

Last Ten: 7-3.

The Skinny: Angel Rodriguez is a transfer from Kansas State and Sheldon McClellan came over from Texas. Both 23-year-old stars made the move after the 2012-13 season and had played a combined 271 games. … This is the third team in Miami history to play in the Sweet 16.

Villanova

Philadelphia, 31-5.

Nickname: Wildcats. Coach: Jay Wright.

Conference: Big East. Bid: At large.

Region: South. Seed: No. 2.

Tournament Record: 53-35, 36 years. Last appearance: 2015.

Scoring: Team (77.5); Josh Hart 15.4; Kris Jenkins 13.3; Ryan Arcidiacono 12.0; Jalen Brunson 10.0; Daniel Ochefu 9.8.

Rebounds: Team (35.4); Daniel Ochefu 7.8; Josh Hart 6.9; Darryl Reynolds 4.7.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (16.5/11.2); Ryan Arcidiacono 4.4/1.5; Jalen Brunson 2.7/1.9; Phil Booth 2.3/1.5; Kris Jenkins 2.2/1.1.

3-pointers: Team (.351); Kris Jenkins 88; Ryan Arcidiacono 66; Josh Hart 52; Jalen Brunson 46; Phil Booth 35.

Last Ten: 8-2.

The Skinny: The Wildcats are making their first Sweet 16 appearance since they went to the Final Four in 2009. … The first-round win over UNC Asheville wrapped up the third 30-win season in the history of the program. The Wildcats finished 30-8 in 2008-09 and 33-3 in 2014-15.

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MIDWEST REGIONAL
Virginia

Charlottesville, 28-7.

Nickname: Cavaliers. Coach: Tony Bennett.

Conference: Atlantic Coast. Bid: At large.

Region: Midwest. Seed: No. 1.

Tournament Record: 27-19, 20 years. Last appearance: 2015.

Scoring: Team (70.9); Malcolm Brogdon 18.6; Anthony Gill 13.6; London Perrantes 10.9.

Rebounds: Team (32.0); Anthony Gill 6.2; Mike Tobey 4.3; Isaiah Wilkins 4.1; Malcolm Brogdon 4.0.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (14.4/9.3); London Perrantes 4.3/1.8; Malcolm Brogdon 2.9/1.4.

3-pointers: Team (.405); Malcolm Brogdon 74; London Perrantes 70.

Last Ten: 8-2.

The Skinny: The senior class has 111 career victories and with a win in the Sweet 16 will match the school record set in 1983. … UVA has played Villanova once in the NCAA Tournament, a 54-50 win in 1981. … The Cavaliers are No. 2 in the nation in scoring defense (59.5 ppg).

Iowa State

Ames, 23-11.

Nickname: Cyclones. Coach: Steve Prohm.

Conference: Big 12. Bid: At large.

Region: Midwest. Seed: No. 4.

Tournament Record: 18-17, 18 years. Last appearance: 2015.

Scoring: Team (82.1); Georges Niang 20.2; Monte Morris 13.9; Abdel Nader 13.2; Jameel McKay 11.3; Matt Thomas 10.9; Deonte Burton 9.6.

Rebounds: Team (35.9); Jameel McKay 9.0; Georges Niang 6.2; Abdel Nader 5.0; Matt Thomas 4.5; Monte Morris 4.0; Deonte Burton 4.0.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (16.5/11.4); Monte Morris 6.9/1.6; Georges Niang 3.3/2.6.

3-pointers: Team (.386); Matt Thomas 87; Georges Niang 53; Abdel Nader 51; Monte Morris 38.

Last Ten: 6-4.

The Skinny: Georges Niang, with 2,198 career points, surpassed the late Barry Stevens for second in school history. Jeff Grayer with 2,502 is first. … After eliminating double-digit seeds Iona and UALR by 13 and 17 points, the Cyclones get No. 1 seed Virginia.

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Gonzaga

Spokane, Wash., 28-7.

Nickname: Bulldogs. Coach: Mark Few.

Conference: West Coast. Bid: WCC champion.

Region: Midwest. Seed: No. 11.

Tournament Record: 24-18, 19 years. Last appearance: 2015.

Scoring: Team (79.4); Kyle Wiltjer 20.4; Domantas Sabonis 17.5; Eric McClellan 10.9; Josh Perkins 10.2.

Rebounds: Team (39.7); Domantas Sabonis 11.7; Kyle Wiltjer 6.4; Kyle Dranginis 4.5.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (13.8/11.5); Josh Perkins 4.0/2.1; Kyle Dranginis 3.1/0.9.

3-pointers: Team (.380); Kyle Wiltjer 86; Josh Perkins 46; Kyle Dranginis 40; Eric McClellan 34.

Last Ten: 8-2.

The Skinny: The Zags, despite their No. 11 seed, were not underdogs in the opening lines in the first two games. They were pick’em against Utah and a 1-point favorite against Seton Hall. … Gonzaga advanced to the Elite last year. … The Bulldogs rank 331st in forcing turnovers, the worst than any team in the Sweet 16.

Syracuse

Syracuse, N.Y., 21-13.

Nickname: Orangemen. Coach: Jim Boeheim.

Conference: Atlantic Coast. Bid: At large.

Region: Midwest. Seed: No. 10.

Tournament Record: 63-37, 38 years. Last appearance: 2014.

Scoring: Team (70.4); Michael Gbinije 17.8; Malachi Richardson 13.1; Trevor Cooney 12.8; Tyler Roberson 10.4.

Rebounds: Team (35.9); Tyler Roberson 8.4; Tyler Lydon 6.4; DaJuan Coleman 4.6; Malachi Richardson 4.3; Michael Gbinije 4.1.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (13.9/12.1); Michael Gbinije 4.4/2.8; Trevor Cooney 2.4/1.6; Malachi Richardson 2.2/2.1.

3-pointers: Team (.362); Michael Gbinije 90; Trevor Cooney 87; Malachi Richardson 72; Tyler Lydon 44.

Last Ten: 5-5.

The Skinny: The Orange was the last of a record six ACC teams to advance to the Sweet 16, as the conference went 12-1 in the opening two rounds with only Pittsburgh losing. … Syracuse’s 2-3 zone defense held Dayton to a season-low 51 points and MTSU to a season-low 50 points.

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WEST REGIONAL
Oregon

Eugene, 30-6.

Nickname: Ducks. Coach: Dana Altman.

Conference: Pac-12. Bid: Pac-12 champion.

Region: West. Seed: No. 1.

Tournament Record: 18-12, 14 years. Last appearance: 2015.

Scoring: Team (78.9); Dillon Brooks 16.8; Elgin Cook 14.5; Tyler Dorsey 13.7; Chris Boucher 12.1.

Rebounds: Team (36.3); Chris Boucher 7.4; Dillon Brooks 5.6; Jordan Bell 5.1; Elgin Cook 5.1; Tyler Dorsey 4.4.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (13.5/11.4); Dillon Brooks 3.1/2.4; Casey Benson 3.0/0.7; Elgin Cook 2.3/2.1.

3-pointers: Team (.345); Tyler Dorsey 64; Dwayne Benjamin 44; Dillon Brooks 44; Chris Boucher 37.

Last Ten: 10-0.

The Skinny: Ducks advanced to the Sweet 16 and matched the school record of 30 victories set in 1945. … Dillon Brooks reached 1,019 points for his career, becoming the first player in scholl history to surpass 1,000 during his sophomore season.

Duke

Durham, N.C., 25-10.

Nickname: Blue Devils. Coach: Mike Krzyzewski.

Conference: Atlantic Coast. Bid: At large.

Region: West. Seed: No. 4.

Tournament Record: 107-34, 40 years. Last appearance: 2015.

Scoring: Team (81.5); Grayson Allen 22.0; Brandon Ingram 17.1; Luke Kennard 11.6; Matt Jones 10.6.

Rebounds: Team (36.2); Marshall Plumlee 8.5; Brandon Ingram 6.8; Grayson Allen 4.5.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (13.4/9.9); Grayson Allen 3.5/2.0; Derryck Thornton 2.6/1.7; Matt Jones 2.3/1.1.

3-pointers: Team (.387); Grayson Allen 93; Brandon Ingram 81; Matt Jones 77; Luke Kennard 54.

Last Ten: 6-4.

The Skinny: The Blue Devils are moving on to the Sweet 16 for the 25th time in school history and 23rd time under Krzyzewski, which is a record for a coach at any one school. … Duke is also in the regional semifinals for the 15th time since 1998, the most of any school during that time span. … The win over Yale was a NCAA-record 90th NCAA Tournament victory for Krzyzewski.

Texas A&M

College Station, 28-8.

Nickname: Aggies. Coach: Billy Kennedy.

Conference: Southeastern. Bid: At large.

Region: West. Seed: No. 3.

Tournament Record: 11-13, 13 years. Last appearance: 2011.

Scoring: Team (76.8); Danuel House 15.8; Jalen Jones 15.4; Tyler Davis 11.1.

Rebounds: Team (39.4); Jalen Jones 7.1; Tyler Davis 6.2; Danuel House 4.9; Tonny Trocha-Morelos 4.1.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (16.6/12.1); Alex Caruso 5.0/2.4; Anthony Collins 4.2/1.6; Danuel House 2.2/1.8.

3-pointers: Team (.346); Danuel House 74; DJ Hogg 45; Admon Gilder 35.

Last Ten: 9-1.

The Skinny: A&M needed the biggest last-minute comeback in NCAA Division I history to advance. The Aggies rallied from 12 points down with 44 seconds remaining in regulation — 10 down with less than 30 seconds — to defeat Northern Iowa 92-88 in double overtime. … The Aggies set a school records for wins in a season, surpassing the 27 won in 2006-07.

Oklahoma

Norman, 27-7.

Nickname: Sooners. Coach: Lon Kruger.

Conference: Big 12. Bid: At large.

Region: West. Seed: No. 2.

Tournament Record: 39-29, 30 years. Last appearance: 2015.

Scoring: Team (80.6); Buddy Hield 25.4; Isaiah Cousins 13.1; Jordan Woodard 12.8; Ryan Spangler 10.5.

Rebounds: Team (38.5); Ryan Spangler 9.3; Buddy Hield 5.6; Khadeem Lattin 5.4; Isaiah Cousins 4.6.

Assists/Turnovers: Team (14.4/12.9); Isaiah Cousins 4.5/2.3; Jordan Woodard 3.4/1.6; Buddy Hield 2.1/2.9.

3-pointers: Team (.425); Buddy Hield 136; Jordan Woodard 71; Isaiah Cousins 61; Ryan Spangler 32.

Last Ten: 7-3.

The Skinny: The Sooners, led by Buddy Hield, advanced to the Sweet 16 for the second straight year. Hield, the nation’s No. 2 scorer, has posted at least 30 points 11 times this season. The last time Oklahoma was a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tourney, it advanced to the Elite Eight in 2009.

By The Associated Press

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