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2012 tournament run compares well with past results

Though the IU men’s basketball season came to a close in Friday night’s loss to No. 1 Kentucky in the Sweet 16, the Hoosiers’ success was greater than tournament teams of some recent years past.

Here’s a look at how the 2011-12 postseason run compared to all of IU’s previous NCAA Tournament seasons in the post-Bob Knight era.

2000-01
Coach: Mike Davis
Overall record: 21-13
Big Ten record: 10-6
NCAA Tournament seed: 4
NCAA Tournament result: First-round loss to No. 13 Kent State

2001-02
Coach: Mike Davis
Overall record: 25-12
Big Ten record: 11-5
NCAA Tournament seed: 5
NCAA Tournament result: National Championship loss to No. 1 Maryland

2002-03
Coach: Mike Davis
Overall record: 21-13
Big Ten record: 8-8
NCAA Tournament seed: 7
NCAA Tournament result: Second-round loss to No. 2 Pittsburgh

2005-06
Coach: Mike Davis
Overall record: 19-12
Big Ten record: 9-7
NCAA Tournament seed: 6
NCAA Tournament result: Second-round loss to No. 3 Gonzaga

2006-07
Coach: Kelvin Sampson
Overall record: 21-11
Big Ten record: 10-6
NCAA Tournament seed: 7
NCAA Tournament result: Second-round loss to No. 2 UCLA

2007-08
Coaches: Kelvin Sampson and Dan Dakich (from Feb. 23 to Mar. 21)
Overall record: 25-8
Big Ten record: 14-4
NCAA Tournament seed: 8
NCAA Tournament result: First-round loss to No. 8 Arkansas

2011-12
Coach: Tom Crean
Overall record: 27-9
Big Ten record: 11-7
NCAA Tournament seed: 4
NCAA Tournament result: Sweet 16 loss to No. 1 Kentucky

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