March Madness: Stats, stats, stats!

March Madness (an annual U.S. tradition where virtually all sports fans go crazy over college basketball finals tournaments) is underway. Want to keep track of what’s going on? There are many places on the internet to access statistics and other useful information as the games are played and teams move toward the Final Four games in New Orleans.

So, here’s a collection of direct links to databases, record books, searchable archived video and other material direct from the official information source for the Final Four, the NCAA.

Men’s Tournament

1. 2011-12 Men’s Basketball Statistics. Here, you’ll find four different types of data categories:

  • Individual stats
  • Individual game highs
  • Team stats
  • Team game highs

For rabid fans, many of these statistics can be downloaded in a number of formats including HTML, ASCII, PDF and CSV.

2. Men: Game by Game Stats for All Division One Teams

3. Men: Final Four Record Books (Since 2000 Season)

4. Men: Basketball Record Books (Since 2000 Season)

5. Men: Archived National Statistics (Since 2000 Season)

6. Men: Archived Team/Player National Ranking Summary (Since 2002 Season)

7. Men: Coach/Student-Athlete Lookup

  • Find a specific coach’s all-time or year-by-year win-loss record (search by name)
  • Find a specific student-athlete’s career or year-by-year statistics (search by name)

8. Men: Team-by-team yearly statistics

  • Find a team’s year-by-year statistics
  • Find a team’s year-by-year game results

9. Men: Searchable Video: NCAA Vault

A compilation of links to several of the databases listed above is available here.

Women’s Tournament

1. 2011-12 Women’s Basketball Statistics. Also featuring four different types of data categories:

  • Individual stats
  • Individual game highs
  • Team stats
  • Team game highs

Again, many of these statistics can be downloaded in a number of formats including HTML, ASCII, PDF and CSV.

2. Women: Game by Game Stats for All Division One Teams

3. Women: Final Four Record Books (Since 2000 Season)

4. Women: Basketball Record Books (Since 2000 Season)

5. Women: Archived National Statistics (Since 2000 Season)

6. Women: Archived Team/Player National Rankings Summary (Since 2002 Season)

7. Women: Coach/Student-Athlete Lookup

  • Find a specific coach’s all-time or year-by-year win-loss record (search by name)
  • Find a specific student-athlete’s career or year-by-year statistics (search by name)

8. Women: Team-by-team yearly statistics

  • Find a team’s year-by-year statistics
  • Find a team’s year-by-year game results

A compilation of links to several of the databases listed above is available here.

Can’t Get Enough Madness?

  • If you’re a sports stats and facts junkie the ESPN Stats & Info Twitter stream is a must. This stream covers many sports and comes from ESPN researchers.

Enjoy the madness!

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About The Author: is a librarian, author, and an online information analyst based in suburban Washington, DC. He is the co-founder and co-editor of INFOdocket and FullTextReports.com and prior to that was founder/editor of ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. He has worked for Blekko, Ask.com, and at Search Engine Watch where he was news editor. In 2001, Price was the co-author (with Chris Sherman) of the best-selling book The Invisible Web.

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