Posted: 6:45 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013
By Mike Rutherford
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.
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.
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.