The beauty of college basketball extends far beyond the fact that the (unpaid) athletes actually play team defense during the regular season.
It transcends the greatest playoff system in sports.
The greatest part of college basketball is, and always will be, the fans.
The countless hours (and in some cases, days) that university students nationwide spend waiting for tickets, painting bodies and cheering on their school represents a devotion unlike any other in sports.
A sense of actual association with the team undeniably propels such behavior; the casual fan doesn't typically have such a direct connection to professional teams.
Sure, the NFL is going to accumulate desirable attendanc...
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