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March Madness!: Home

Guide to library and internet information resources related to the NCAA Basketball Tournament.

Go Billikens!

March Madness is in full swing at SLU - we're proud that our Billikens will be participating in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship this year!

For background on NCAA and college basketball, consult these excellent electronic encyclopedias.

Scholarly Articles

March Madness is a legitimate subject of academic inquiry! Use SLU Libraries' databases to learn about mathematical models for predicting the tournament champion, effects of the tournament on workplace productivity, regional economic impacts, gender equity and much more - a small sample of scholarly articles are highlighted below. For full access to the articles, note that you may need to login with your SLU NetID and Banner password.

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College Basketball & Economics

Debate: Should College Athletes be Paid?

Historian Taylor Branch says yes, while Joe Crowley, an ex-NCAA official, says no. See their interviews with PBS NewsHour:

Bracketology

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