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March Madness

The term synonymous with the NCAA men's college basketball tournament

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Quick Tip by . March 17, 2011
I dutifully filled out my bracket sheet at work today despite the fact that I don't know the first thing about college basketball these days. Too many games, too many teams. My pick to win it all....San Diego State. Maybe I'll get lucky!
review by . March 18, 2011
HOOP THERE IT IS!!! March Madness is finally here, folks! Time to find a cozy couch or a fun and tasty eatery to post up for hours to take in all the hardwood action! LYD has hand-picked some of the best places in Dallas for our readers to enjoy the festivities!      Buttons -- Addison, TX Buttons is one of LYD’s go-to spots for casual, funky entertainment, and the best high class soul food Dallas offers. Snag the Happy Hour specials for the games between 3-7PM. Chef Hicks …
review by . July 15, 2009
I recently read a review by another Lunch member who called the Tour de France the most compelling sport on TV and it got me thinking about what I consider to be the most compelling. Hands down it would have to be the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament aka March Madness. Why do I love it so much?      Nature of the College Game. While the extent of amateurism is debatable, the athletes are not professionals. They are students and the vast majority of them will never play professional …
Quick Tip by . March 19, 2010
Being a Kentucky fan it goes without saying that the NCAA Tourney is HUGE and the greatest sporting event to me.
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The NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship is a single elimination tournament held each spring featuring 65 college basketball teams in the United States. This tournament, organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), was first developed by the National Association of Basketball Coaches in 1939 and was the brainchild of Kansas coach Phog Allen The NCAA would take over the tournament the following season. Colloquially known as March Madness (as the tournament takes place mainly during the month of March) or the Big Dance (as opposed to the now smaller and less prestigious NIT), the tournament takes place over three weeks at sites across the United States, and the national semifinals (the Final Four) have become one of the nation's most prominent sporting events.

Since its 1939 inception it has built a legacy that includes dynasty teams and dramatic underdog stories. In recent years, friendly wagering on the event has become something of a national pastime, spawning countless office pools that attract expert fans and novices alike. All games of the tournament are broadcast on the CBS broadcast television network in the United States, except for the opening round (also known as the play-in) game, which aired on TNN in 2001, and ESPN since 2002. The tournament bracket is made up of conference tournament champions from each Division I conference, which receive automatic bids. The remaining slots are at-large berths, with teams chosen by an ...

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