No, it’s not Super Tuesday or spring-times nearness. It’s U.S. college basketball finals. That’s right ! Times to chug some brews and cheer on your favorite college bb team to victory.
The NCAA describes it as:
March Madness is one of the biggest, most exciting and most fun events in all of sports. Here’s everything you need to know about the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament, which has been played annually since 1939.
What is March Madness?
The NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament is a single-elimination tournament of 68 teams that compete in seven rounds for the national championship. The penultimate round is known as the Final Four, when (you guessed it) only four teams are left.
What (and when) is Selection Sunday?
Selection Sunday is the day when the Selection Committee reveals the full NCAA tournament bracket, including all teams and all seeds. In 2020, Selection Sunday is on March 15. It will be broadcast at 6 p.m. ET on CBS.
When is 2020’s March Madness?
Here is the full schedule for 2020’s NCAA tournament. It will stream on March Madness Live.
When did March Madness start?
The first NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament was in 1939, and it has been held every year since.
Where did the term “March Madness” come from?
March Madness was first used to refer to basketball by an Illinois high school official, Henry V. Porter, in 1939, but the term didn’t find its way to the NCAA tournament until CBS broadcaster Brent Musburger (who used to be a sportswriter in Chicago) used it during coverage of the 1982 tournament. The term has been synonymous with the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament ever since.
Need more info ? Go to the NCAA website and start buying the beer: