The Crazy Season
Inside Flipboard / March 18, 2013
Are you ready for the Big Dance? Sweet Sixteen? The Final Four? You bet you are—and Flipboard is here to help you follow March Madness, from the first tip off to the final buzzer.
Among the most popular sporting events in the U.S., the annual NCAA college basketball championship tournament starts on Tuesday, March 19, and ends Monday, April 8. Sixty-eight teams, playing in arenas around the country, populate America’s best-known bracket. The odds-on favorites include the Indiana Hoosiers, Gonzaga Bulldogs, Kansas Jayhawks, Duke Blue Devils, Miami Hurricanes and the University of Nevada at Las Vegas Rebels. But sports pundits say this is one of those years when no team is a slam dunk—pun intended—and virtually every team is a contender.