From Villanova's free throws to Marcus Paige's 3s, these are the numbers to know

The most striking characteristic of this Final Four is surely the relative normalcy of its composition.

This was the year of "no great teams," after all, and we thought we'd get a wide-open tournament. And while the first weekend was indeed crazy (ask Michigan State and coach Tom Izzo), and Syracuse definitely pulled a rabbit out of its hat in the second half against Virginia, the other three teams gathering in Houston were all ranked No. 1 in the AP poll at some point this season.