Tournament appearances for Notre Dame, the most by any school that has not won a national championship.
Teams, Xavier and Michigan State, that have advanced to the Sweet 16 for three straight years, the longest current streaks.
Career NCAA tournament points scored by Duke forward Kyle Singler, the most by any active player. Former Blue Devil Christian Laettner is the alltime leader, with 407.
Games played in the NCAA tournament between Marquette and Kentucky, the most frequent matchup of any two teams.
Straight years that two former national champs will face off in an opening-weekend game. (UCLA and Michigan State play on Thursday.)