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Number crunch: A breakdown of Day One of NCAA Tournament

Providence forward Rodney Bullock, second from left, is mobbed by teammates after the Friars knocked off USC on Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. Bullock hit the game-winning basket with 1.5 seconds left.
Providence forward Rodney Bullock, second from left, is mobbed by teammates after the Friars knocked off USC on Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. Bullock hit the game-winning basket with 1.5 seconds left. The Associated Press

A statistical breakdown of the first day of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

1: The halftime lead for No. 1 seed North Carolina vs. No. 16 seed Florida Gulf Coast.

1: NCAA Tournament wins by Yale, which upset Baylor.

1-3: Pacific-12 Conference’s record on Day One of the tournament (Arizona, USC and Colorado lost, Utah won).

1.5: Number of seconds left when Providence’s Rodney Bullock made a game-winning layup in the Friars’ 70-69 victory over USC.

2: No. 5 seeds ousted on Day One of the tournament.

5: Number of players in double figures for Kentucky in the Wildcats’ 85-57 win over Stony Brook.

10: Consecutive wins in tournament openers for Kansas.

12: Three-pointers for Virginia in an 81-45 rout of Hampton.

14: Deficit overcome by Arkansas-Little Rock in the final 4:06 of regulation in a double-overtime win over Purdue.

15: Years between NCAA Tournament appearances for Fresno State, an 80-69 loser to Utah.

15.8: Hampton’s three-point shooting percentage in its loss to Virginia.

18: Rebounds by Utah 7-footer Jakob Poeltl in a win over Fresno State.

54: Years since Yale’s last appearance in the tournament.

64.9: Indiana’s shooting percentage in a 99-74 win over Chattanooga.

Compiled by Chris La Marr

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