2009 NCAA tournament: By the numbers
From 1-65, here's a look at the nuggets, factoids and did-you-knows that will have you ready for the NCAA tourney
65 -- The field expanded to 65 in 2001 with the inclusion of an opening round game. The result is wins for a bunch of schools not used to NCAA tournament success. However, once those teams go on to face a 1-seed, it's a different story. The average margin of defeat in those eight games is 27.3 points. The last two were decided by 39 and 40 points.
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