2015 NCAA Tournament Basketball Midwest Regional
The Midwest Regional has regularly featured some of the best teams
and is usually one of the most difficult portions of the tournament, which is a formula that helps to bring together some
of the most talented teams in the nation for epic clashes on the hardwood. The 2015 Midwest Regional will be held at Quicken
Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, home of the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA and is an arena that has hosted big-time college
basketball as well. These are four of the best sixteen college basketball teams in the country all laying it on the line in
order to keep their dream season alive, helping to create an unbelievable atmosphere that you simply can't recreate anywhere
else, as this is as good as spectator sports gets.
If the recent seasons are any indication, this is also a part of
the Tournament that only seems to get even more and more exciting from one year to the next. At a great arena that routinely
has some of the biggest pro and college basketball games of a given season, the NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional is sure to
be absolutely rocking as 16 teams gets whittled down to four. Once tip-off happens and you find yourself inching closer to
the edge of your seat, it won't take very long to realize the difference between trying to watch the action from the couch
in your living room.
So whether you live in the Cleveland area or are the adventurous type looking for an amazing road
trip, the NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional is probably for you. Head out and see some of the best of the best in games that
all of the potential to be instant classics and you'll see the game of college spring to life in a very exciting way. With
title aspirations from all of the teams involved and some serious talent down on the court, you're sure to see all kinds of
rim-rocking jams, spectacular blocked shots and late-game theatrics, which have all become standard operating procedure in
the most celebrated event in college athletics.
NCAA Tournament Basketball Team Info
Every year sixty-eight
teams are skilled enough to make it to the NCAA Tournament and are divided into four different regions, where they are given
seeds from number one through number 16. The number one seed in the region is considered to be one of the top four college
basketball squads in the country and is considered to have a legitimate chance at becoming the eventual the national champions.
However, as has been proven year after year, in the NCAA Tournament things never go exactly as planned, which is precisely
why the Tournament is so exciting. Every year there are a few underdog teams who seemingly come from out of nowhere to upset
the powerhouse programs and continue to advance. Put it all together and this is college basketball at its absolute finest,
and you never know what's going to happen next.
The NCAA Basketball Experience
Many of the greatest student
athletes in the world take part in college basketball, and the game is in possession of some the most dedicated fans in all
of sports. This combination produces an environment that cannot be found anywhere else in the world of sports. When you step
into Quicken Loans Arena for the Midwest Regional, the atmosphere will completely speak for itself, as the crowd will be alive
with energy and anticipation for all of the crucial moments of a big game. Even though we know the pros are great too, there
is something extra special about being there when the game is still up for grabs and it's only university pride on the line,
as basketball gets taken to a completely different level that you're just not going to find anywhere else.
Basketball Tournament History
Although there have been many different alterations over the years, the NCAA Men's Basketball
Tournament is currently comprised of 68 teams, eight of which play on the Tuesday and Wednesday before the first two rounds.
Recent years have shown the Tournament to be even more unpredictable than usual, which gives even the least knowledgeable
basketball spectator a decent chance at filling out a winning bracket. Over the years, teams like Duke, North Carolina, UCLA,
Kentucky, Indiana, Connecticut and more have all been stalwarts in the Big Dance, but this is a Tournament that is also known
for having Cinderella stories come from absolutely nowhere to compete with the powerhouses of college basketball. All in all,
this is a Tournament that routinely has unbelievable battles between the best of the best in college basketball, helping to
create the type of fanfare and excitement that very few sports in the world can even come close to matching.
Basketball Tournament Trivia
Between 1964 and 1965, there was only two seasons in which the UCLA Bruins didn't win
the NCAA Tournament. Can you name the years?
You might say the UCLA Bruins were a bit of a dynasty, as legendary head
coach John Wooden led the team to a ridiculous 10 titles in just 12 seasons thanks to iconic college hoops stars like Lew
Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar), Bill Walton and more.
NCAA Basketball Tournament Fans
Each year when the
calendar flips to March, even the least likely sports fan at work becomes fascinated with college basketball and an overnight
college hoops expert. The annual NCAA Tournament brackets revealed on Selection Sunday capture the imagination of millions
of people across the country, and this leads to an exciting season in which both hardcore and casual fans come together to
cheer on the top teams and players in the country. At a great venue like Quicken Loans Arena, the atmosphere is sure to be
absolutely astounding, as fans will be pouring into the stands from all over the country to help complete the experience.
When the game is up in the air and it looks like anything might happen in the final minutes of a big matchup, don't be surprised
if you're completely hooked on the NCAA Basketball Tournament.