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Madness : the ten most memorable NCAA basketball finals

Author: Mark Mehler, (Journalist); Charles Paikert
Publisher: New York, NY : Sports Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The annual NCAA Basketball Tournament, which has become known as "March Madness" has emerged as a major sports event, matched only by the Super Bowl and the Olympics. In Madness, Mark Mehler and Charles Paikert tell the stories behind the ten most compelling and memorable championship games in tournament history, from North Carolina's triple-overtime victory over Wilt Chamberlain's Kansas Wildcats in 1957 to Duke's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Mehler, (Journalist); Charles Paikert
ISBN: 9781613219935 1613219938
OCLC Number: 1021796187
Description: xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The hunters: Duke vs. Butler, 2010 --
The improbable game: Michigan vs. Seton Hall, 1989 --
A perfect game from an imperfect team: Villanova vs. Georgetown, 1985 --
Hope is a thing with leather (or rubber): North Carolina State vs. Houston, 1983 --
Dean, redeemed: North Carolina vs. Georgetown, 1982 --
Too much, the Magic/Bird show: Michigan State vs. Indiana State --
The Wiz waves goodbye: UCLA vs. Kentucky, 1975 --
What price, glory?: Texas Western vs. Kentucky, 1966 --
The contrast contest: Loyola vs. Cincinnati, 1963 --
The slickers vs. the hicks...and Wilt: North Carolina vs. Kansas, 1967 --
The consolation games (2016, 2008, 2003, 1993, and 1987).
Responsibility: Mark Mehler and Charles Paikert.

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Relive the biggest games in college basketball championship history!  Read more...

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