The 2016 First Four, By the Numbers As the year comes to an end, we take a look at the standout stats and facts from the 2016 First Four

The year is about to come to an end and, as always, it is time to review the highlights of the 2016 First Four. Here is a look back at the most important stats and facts from this year:

– The #FirstFour showcased 83 student-athletes participating in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship

– The University of Dayton Arena and the Dayton region tipped-off the NCAA Tournament for the sixteenth consecutive year.

– In total, the University of Dayton Arena has hosted 113 NCAA Tournament games, more than any host site in the country.

– 2016 marked the sixth straight year a team from the First Four advance to the Round of 32 (Wichita State)

– Florida Gulf Coast set an opening round scoring record by scoring 96 points in a win over Fairleigh Dickinson

– Michigan vs. Tulsa (Wednesday, March 16) was the highest rated cable TV show – drawing 2.16 million viewers across the nation!

– Shaquille Harrison (Tulsa) led the First Four in scoring with 23 points vs. Michigan

– Duncan Robinson (Michigan) led the First Four in rebounding with 11 rebounds vs. Tulsa

– Malachi Alexander (Holy Cross) led the First Four in assists with 8 assists vs. Southern

– Marc-Eddy Norelia (Florida Gulf Coast) posted the only double-double in the First Four (20 points & 10 rebounds) vs. Fairleigh Dickinson