March madness

The Real MVP’s of March Madness

March Mad·ness (noun) – the time of the annual NCAA college basketball tournament, generally throughout the month of March.

March Madness is here! Check out the schools that know how to celebrate March madness the right way. Whether they have a wild student section, a long standing tradition, an amped up mascot, untouchable school spirit or hold the most championships, these schools get it done. These fans are the real deal and the real MVP’s of the tournament.

Duke University

Mascot – Blue Devils

Known for the Cameron Crazies student section

Duke student section
Duke cameron crazies
Monmouth University

Mascot – Hawks

Known for the Monmouth Bench Squad

Monmouth Bench Squad
Monmouth basketball celebration
Arizona State University

Mascot – Sun Devils

Known for the Curtain of Distraction

Curtain of Distraction
ASU Curtain of Distraction
University of Kentucky

Mascot – Wildcat

Known for the wild (and famous) fans

Ashley Judd at a Kentucky Basketball game
Kentucky basketball fans
University of Kansas

Mascot – Jayhawks

Known for the Rock Chalk Chant

KU Rock Chalk Chant
Olivia and Jason KU fans
University of Dayton

Mascot – Flyers

Known for the Red Scare student section

Dayton fans
Dayton fans red scare
Syracuse University

Mascot – Otto the Orange

Known for Otto’s Army student section

SCUSE fans
Syracuse basketball fans
University of Arizona

Mascot – Wildcats

Known for the “Bear Down” fight song

Arizona mascots
Arizona fans

What kind of school spirit does your team have? If you like this post or want to see last years tournament highlights check out March Madness Bracket for Dummies

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Callie Pederson

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