March Madness – the NCAA Final Four
image: UNC mascot posted by Brian Sewell on flickr.com
Many thanks to Joe Lunardi
With all of the top four seeds reaching the semi-finals for the first time, the conclusion to the
If you’ve never witnessed the Final Four – US college basketball’s semi-finals weekend – you are missing out on the greatest atmosphere sport has to offer. Picture Wembley Stadium cut into four slices, each filled with 20,000 people wearing the same colours, playing their own songs, waving their own flags and making as much noise as they possibly can at the exact same time. Now imagine that continuing non-stop for five hours over two games, and you have a sense of what awaits us in
This year promises to be extra special because, for the first time in the tournament’s history, the semi-finals and Monday night’s final will be contested by the four No1 seeds –
To read the rest of Joe’s article on the Guardian sportblog, click here.