There is more than just RPI to the NCAA Tournament field. After all, teams do not live by their Quadrant 1 victory total alone.

And so . . . 68 tidbits, for 68 teams.

Alabama: At last check, freshman Collin Sexton had a 19-point scoring average and 4.0 grade point average.

Arizona: The Wildcats have lost to a No. 11 seed two NCAA Tournaments in a row – Wichita State and Xavier. Not the threepeat they’re looking for in Tucson.

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Arizona State: Kodi Justice is the third leading scorer for Arizona State. He is also pursuing his masters, having become the first person in his family to graduate from college. He is also dyslexic. He said in his school bio that it has been the biggest challenge of his life.

Arkansas: If you don’t get the Razorbacks in the first 20 minutes, you don’t get them at all. They have won 40 consecutive games when leading at halftime.

Auburn: Eight players were named to the SEC all-conference first team. None of them played for Auburn. By the way, the Tigers tied for the league season title. A conference champion without a first teamer hadn’t happened since SEC coaches started voting for awards in 1956.