When top-seeded Arizona pummeled Gonzaga in San Diego on Sunday night, it didn't just secure a spot in the Sweet 16 for the Wildcats.
It also ensured the Sweet 16 will feature two brothers as head coaches for the first time ever.
Sean Miller, Arizona's head coach, will be making his third Sweet 16 appearance in five seasons with the Wildcats and his fifth in his head coaching career. Archie Miller, Dayton's head coach, has led the 11th-seeded Flyers to victories over Ohio State and Syracuse in his debut trip to the NCAA tournament.
"We're both the product of a great family but in particular our dad being who he is, not only a great high school coach, maybe one of the best, ever, at least in our opinion but also a great dad," Sean Miller said Sunday night. "He gave us an understanding of the game, a love of the game, and I think we're both probably coaches because of him. Today is a special day in my mind more for him than for us."
Since Dayton and Arizona are in different halves of the bracket, the only way Archie and Sean could face one-another for the first time as head coaches would be if their teams both made the national championship game. Sean continues his quest for his first Final Four against fourth-seeded San Diego State on Thursday in Anaheim. Archie's Dayton team meets fellow double digit seed Stanford on Thursday in Memphis.
Here's a look at some of the similarities and differences between Sean and Archie, some serious and some silly:
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