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2019 NCAA Final Four activities

The entrance of the 2019 NCAA Tip-Off Tailgate is located at Nicollet Mall, and spans past 11th street, where the main stage is located. The Tailgate will occupy Nicollet Mall throughout the weekend while the final games are played.

Nolan Kelly

April 5, 2019

This infographic shows three NCAA-presented events taking place in Minneapolis during the NCAA Final Four weekend. It includes music performances, tailgates, and sponsored events by companies such as Capital One and Buffalo Wild Wings. ...

March Madness seen as unjust, facts say otherwise

March Madness seen as unjust, facts say otherwise

Adin Zweigbaum

March 28, 2019

As the first few rounds of March Madness come to a close, it becomes obvious that most brackets follow basketball for National Collegiate Athletic Association Men (NCAAM), rather than basketball for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Women (NCAAW). On the surface this doesn’t seem just; many viewers ...

Opinion: March Madness teams and players to watch


Jacob Stillman

March 15, 2017

With the NCAA March Madness mens’ basketball tournament coming up, check out what an Echo analyst has to say about which teams and players to watch for. Teams to watch: Wichita St. Shockers (10) 30-4  MVC champions The Shockers come into the tourney on a 15 game win streak. In that 15 gam...

NCAA March Madness Sweet Sixteen Predictions

NCAA March Madness Sweet Sixteen Predictions

Max Kent and Jackson Eilers

March 24, 2016

The Jayhawks have shown to a strong team in the paint and fast on the break. I think the speed and athleticism coupled with the experience of Kansas in the Sweet Sixteen will overpower the technical ability of Maryland.

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