The Big Dance: The Story of the NCAA Basketball Tournament

The Big Dance: The Story of the NCAA Basketball Tournament
Author: Barry Wilner
Language English
Pages: 236
ISBN10: 1589796217
Genre: Sports and Games
Goodreads Rating: 2.57
ISBN13: 9781589796218
Published: February 16th 2012 by Taylor Trade Publishing

Covered by four networks, allowing every game to be televised, March Madness has become an American phenomenon as anticipated as the Super Bowl. This is the story of the tournament from its beginnings seventy-three years ago as just an eight-team bracket to today s sixty-eight-team format.

From the Cinderella teams like Butler and Gonzaga to perennial powerhouses such as UCLA and Kentucky, covering buzzer-beaters, upsets, and dynasties, the story of one of the most-followed sporting events in history is comprehensively told here.