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Louisville, Kevin Ware Big Facebook Winners In March


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.

  1. Louisville
  2. Michigan
  3. Dunk
  4. Pitino
  5. 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.

  1. Kevin Ware
  2. Trey Burke
  3. Spike Albrecht
  4. Luke Hancock
  5. Peyton Siva
  6. Tim Hardaway
  7. Mitch McGary
  8. Glenn Robinson III
  9. Chane Behanan
  10. 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.

  1. The Championship: Lousiville vs Michigan
  2. Elite 8: Louisville vs Duke
  3. Sweet 16: Michigan vs Kansas
  4. Round of 64: FGCU vs Georgetown
  5. Final 4: Michigan vs Syracuse