Some interesting March Madness data from the folks at Facebook.
Most-Mentioned Terms During Championship:
As soon as Louisville had the victory, mentions of the team spiked 30,000% and the phrase "One Shining Moment" was up 317,000% at 12:15 a.m. ET.
- National Champs
Most-Mentioned Players of the Championship:
Kevin Ware, who made the final cut of the net after the Cardinals won, received the most-mentions on Facebook during the game. Luke Hancock, who was named the Most Outstanding Player during the Final 4, had mentions of his name jump 213,000% during the game.
- Kevin Ware
- Trey Burke
- Spike Albrecht
- Luke Hancock
- Peyton Siva
- Tim Hardaway
- Mitch McGary
- Glenn Robinson III
- Chane Behanan
- Wayne Blackshear
Top 5 Most-Mentioned Games During March Madness:
The championship game, which had a record attendance in Atlanta, was the most-mentioned game during the tournament.
- The Championship: Lousiville vs Michigan
- Elite 8: Louisville vs Duke
- Sweet 16: Michigan vs Kansas
- Round of 64: FGCU vs Georgetown
- Final 4: Michigan vs Syracuse