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Number crunch: A breakdown of Day Three of NCAA Tournament

Kansas guard Wayne Selden Jr. (1) makes a shot in the second half against Connecticut's Amida Brimah (35) a second-round men’s college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 19, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Kansas guard Wayne Selden Jr. (1) makes a shot in the second half against Connecticut's Amida Brimah (35) a second-round men’s college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 19, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. Wichita (Kan.) Eagle

A statistical breakdown of the third day of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament:

1: Teams in the tournament to have won its first two games by at least 16 points (Gonzaga: 68-52 over Seton Hall, 82-59 over Utah).

3: Number of No. 1 regional seeds to win Saturday – North Carolina, Kansas and Virginia. Oregon plays Sunday.

6: Eliminated Pacific-12 Conference teams with Utah’s 82-59 loss to Gonzaga. Oregon is the last remaining Pac-12 team.

10: Advantage in rebounds by Gonzaga (34) over Utah (24) in its 82-59 win.

14: Combined turnovers in the game between Iowa State and Arkansas-Little Rock. Kentucky had 16 in its 73-67 loss to Indiana.

15: Consecutive points scored by Yale during its run that got it within 58-49 of Duke. Yale had trailed by 24 in its 71-64 loss.

19: First-half points by Wichita State, the fewest of any team in any half Saturday. The 11th-seeded Shockers lost 65-57 to Miami.

25: Points by Butler’s Andrew Chrabascz on 9-of-13 shooting.

27: Points by Kentucky’s Tyler Ulis on 10-of-20 shooting.

28: Points by Miami’s Angel Rodriguez on 9-of-11 shooting.

29: Points by Providence’s Kris Dunn on 10-of-16 shooting in his team’s 85-66 loss to North Carolina.

54: Second-half points by Virginia, the most of any team in any half Saturday. The top-seeded Cavaliers defeated Butler 77-69.

55.7: Shooting percentage by Gonzaga in its 82-59 win over Utah.

55.8: Shooting percentage by Virginia in its 77-69 win over Butler.

56.6: Shooting percentage by Iowa State in its 78-61 win over Arkansas-Little Rock.

57: Points by Wichita State in its loss to Miami, the fewest of any team Saturday.

85: Points by North Carolina in its win over Providence, the most of any team Saturday.

Compiled by Jeff Caraska

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