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TWO OF A KIND

Division I Men's and Women's Basketball Programs Ranked No. 1 at Same Time in AP Basketball Polls:

UConn (Feb. 13, 1995)

UConn (Nov. 30, 1998)

Duke (Jan. 7-14, 2003)

UConn (preseason 2003-Nov. 25, 2003)

Duke (Feb. 21, 2006)

UConn (Feb. 3-17 and March 3, 2009)

Source: NCAA

SECOND RATES

All-Time BCS National Championship Combined Game Scoring by Quarters:

1st quarter — 116 points

2nd quarter — 264

3rd quarter — 110

4th quarter — 123

Overtime — 21

Source: World Features Syndicate Suggested for use Jan. 7 with BCS Championship

GROUND TO A HALT

All-Time Fewest Rushing Yards by One Team in BCS Championship Games:

27 yards — Florida State (vs. Oklahoma, 2001)

30 yards — Florida State (vs. Virginia Tech, 2000)

47 yards — Ohio State (vs. Florida, 2007)

52 yards — Oklahoma (vs. LSU, 2004)

56 yards — Oklahoma (vs. Florida State, 2001)

58 yards — Alabama (vs. Texas, 2009)

Source: World Features Syndicate Suggested for use Jan. 7 with BCS Championship

PATS ON THE BACK

How Conference Champions Fared in AFC and NFC Championship Games, 2003-11:

AFC East — 4-1

AFC South — 2-1

NFC West — 2-1

NFC East — 2-1

AFC North — 2-2

NFC South — 2-2

NFC North — 2-2

AFC West — 0-2

Source: World Features Syndicate

THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT

TD Passes in NFL Conference Championship Games, 2004-11:

1-10 yards — 19

11-30 yards — 14

31-50 yards — 6

51-70 yards — 4

71 or more yards — 4

Source: World Features Syndicate

THE HOLE STORY

Rushing TDs in NFL Conference Championship Games, 2004-11:

1-5 yards — 23

6-10 yards — 4

11-15 yards — 2

16-20 yards — 1

21-25 yards — 2

Source: World Features Syndicate

``GOOD!'' WORK

Field Goals in NFL Conference Championship Games:

2011 — made 8 of 9

2010 — 2 of 2

2009 — 5 of 7

2008 — 7 of 8

2007 — 9 of 11

2006 — 8 of 9

2005 — 5 of 6

Source: World Features Syndicate

LONG AND DRAWN OUT

Active QBs With Most TD Passes of 50 Yards or More in NFL Playoffs:

Peyton Manning — 6

Tom Brady — 3

Drew Brees — 3

Eli Manning — 3

Jake Delhomme — 3

Source: World Features Syndicate

RECENT HOME-ICIDES

Countrymen Winning Australian Open Men's Singles Titles-x:

1905-19 — won 6 of 12 tournaments

1920-39 — won 16 of 20

1940-59 — won 13 of 15

1960-79 — won 15 of 21

1980-99 — won 0 of 19

2000-12 — won 0 of 13

Last Australian men's singles champion was Mark Edmondson (1976)

Source: World Features Syndicate

EAST BEASTS

Combined Playoffs Records of Active Coaches by Conferences:

AFC East — 21-11

NFC East — 30-21

AFC West — 10-8

NFC North — 8-7

NFC West — 12-12

AFC North — 10-10

AFC South — 1-1

NFC South — 0-3

Source: World Features Syndicate

TRIPLE (DIGIT) PLAYS

Most Consecutive NBA Wins When Scoring 100 or More Points (2008-Jan. 2, 2013):

Lakers (2009-10) — 11

Spurs (2011-12) — 10

Jazz (2009-10) — 9

Suns (2007-08) — 8

Lakers (2007-08) — 8

Nuggets (2008-09) — 8

Knicks (2010-11) — 8

Mavericks (2010-11) — 8

Thunder (2012-13) — 8

Source: World Features Syndicate

DECA-DENT

Most Consecutive NBA Wins By 10 or More Points (2008-Jan. 2, 2013):

Rockets (2007-08) — 10

Celtics (2007-08) — 9

Cavaliers (2008-09) — 9

Heat (2009-10) — 9

Heat (2011-12) — 9

Spurs (2011-12) — 8

Source: World Features Syndicate

SCORECARDS

Season Averages of NCAA Men's Division I Leading Scorers, 1948-2011-12 season:

20-22.9 ppg — 2 times

23-25.9 ppg — 5

26-28.9 ppg — 15

29-31.9 ppg — 15

32-34.9 ppg — 11

35-37.9 ppg — 10

38-40.9 ppg — 3

41 or more ppg — 4

Source: World Features Syndicate and NCAA

BUCKET BRIGADES

NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Schools With Most Players With 2,000 Career Points:

Duke — 11 players

Boston College — 7

Villanova — 7

Notre Dame — 7

Georgia Tech — 6

La Salle — 6

North Carolina — 6

Syracuse — 6

Tennessee — 6

500 players from 233 different colleges have scored 2,000 points

Source: NCAA

"Time Out" is a copyrighted (2013) feature of World Features Syndicate, Inc.