2018 March Madness Mascot Match-ups by Region - with Pictures!

Texas Longhorns Hook'Em Boom AJ1 2018

Want to choose teams by the actual mascot, not just the nickname? You can do that with the handy-dandy regional mascot match-ups. Pics of all the mascots are included. except for Michigan and Texas A&M. They don't have costumed mascots.  

2018 South Region - Atlanta, Georgia  Arizona, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Creighton, Davidson, Georgia St., Kansas St, Kentucky, Loyola Chicago, Miami, Nevada, Tennessee, Texas, UMBC, Virginia and Wright St. 

2018 West Region - Los Angles, California Florida, Gonzaga, Houston, Lipscomb, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Carolina Central or Texas Southern, Ohio St., Providence, San Diego St., South Dakota, Texas A&M, UNC Greensboro, and Xavier

2018 East Region - Boston, Massachusetts Alabama, Arkansas, Butler, CSU Fullerton, Florida. Marshall, Murray State, Purdue, Radford, SFA, St. Bonaventure, Texas Tech, Villanova, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, and Wichita State

2018 Midwest Region - Omaha, Nebraska Arizona State, Auburn, Bucknell, Charleston, Clemson, Duke, Iona, Kansas, Mich. St., NC State, New Mexico St. Oklahoma, Penn, Rhode Island, Seton Hall, Syracuse, TCU

2018 March Madness Mascots Midwest Region - Omaha, Nebraska

Midwest Regional Omaha Nebraska 2018(Press zero to go straight to the mascot match-ups and pictures.)

 In this region we'll start with a "frog" that's actually a lizard, but not just any lizard. It's an official state reptile. From frog to fruit takes us to a post-controversy mascot. Speaking of controversy, the Christian-religion inspired mascot may protest the two devils in this group. Others may just put them in the category of mythical, which is where this region's bird roosts. 

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Dancing Mascot Gifs for 2018 March Madness! Thanks, Washington Post!

TCU gif SuperFrog
TCU SuperFrog

Stop the presses! Or the texting. Or whatever you're doing on an electronic communication device. Take a minute to grab some giffy mascot goodness, courtesy of the Washing Post. All 68 mascots are there waiting for a partner. Saunter over and fill up your dance card, or your sim card (Do phones still have those?), and add some even more fun to this fabulous time of year.  Thanks to WaPo for this and previous social media madness nuggets. Check those out and get you some. 

2015 NCAA Tournament Emoji   

2016 NCAA Tournament Campaign Buttons See what they did there? 

2017 RPI Interactive Graph to Visualize the NCAA March Madness Bubble   Wow. 2017 was a different kind of fun. It is cool how you can look at the different teams, but not nearly as cute as emojis. Is there a world where they can coexist? 

Side notes:

*The gifs have a Beavis-Hank Hill feel to them. Creator connection? 

*Skill need: learn the html to make the gif to do it's thing.

*I was so excited when I saw these. Really. It's a little concerning. 



2018 March Madness Mascots West Region - Los Angeles, California

West Region LA CA state city(Press zero to go straight to the mascot match-ups and pictures.)

The west must be a bit wild with two, possibly three cats of the wild plus two soldiers and a CA warrior whose mere existence is wild with controversy, the kind that is familiar to the FL school in this region. Said FL school is currently represented with a softer, gentler anthropomorphic horse who pays homage to the school's live horse mascot.

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