The NCAA Men's Final Four
Published or Updated April 1, 2013
Location: United States
Also Known As: March Madness
Event Type: Team Championship
First Held: 1939
Next Up: 4/6/2013-4/8/2013
When and Where: annually in late March or early April at rotating sites throughout the United States
By the time you’ve reached the final four you’ve watched your bracket sheets disintegrate or come together like a swelling symphony over the course of the month of March. You’ve made peace with the 9.2 quintillion possible outcomes of the 64 team bracket, and put to rest your hopes of bragging rights at the office water cooler. Now, at long last, you are ready for the closure that only the Final Four can bring.
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From 1969 to 1981, partial coverage of the NCAA tournament aired on NBC.
In 1991, CBS assumed responsibility for covering all games of the NCAA tournament.
For several years in the men's tournament, the teams eliminated in the semifinals met in a consolation game prior to the championship; this was discontinued after 1981.
The term Final Four was originated by a Cleveland Plain Dealer sportswriter, Ed Chay.
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