2018 March Madness Mascots South Region - Atlanta, Georgia

South Regional ATL GA 2018The south is full of wildcats - and cats of the wild. Other mascot notes from this region include a dog with a movie title, a mascot who likes a Brady Bunch meal, two wolves that don't match their team nicknames, and a bovine supporting one of his herd who fell ill this season. Look for these smiling, growling, stoic faces in Atlanta. 

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2015 NCAA Final Four Mascot Emoji & Twitter Handles

Here's the 2015 Final Four NCAA mascots: 

(Thanks to the WaPo for sharing the emoji-making brilliance of Julia Heffernan with us.)

1 Kentucky Wildcats 

 The Wildcat    twitterless  

VS.

 1 Wisconsin Badgers  

  Bucky    @UWBuckyBadger

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 1 Duke Blue Devils  

 The Blue Devil   @The1BlueDevil

VS.

 7  Michigan State Spartans

 Sparty     @TheRealSparty 

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2015 NCAA Elite Eight Games with Mascot Emoji and Twitter Handles

Eight is enough for the second weekend of the tourney, but eight is too many to share championship.

You can follow my list of  2015 Sweet16Mascots twitter list  to keep up with the tweeters. Look to the right to see that twitter feed.

Thanks to the WaPo for sharing the emoji-making brilliance of Julia Heffernan with us. 

1 Kentucky Wildcats 

 The Wildcat    twitterless  

VS.

3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish

   The Leprechaun    @NDTheLeprechaun 

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 1 Wisconsin Badgers  

  Bucky    @UWBuckyBadger

VS.

2 Arizona Wildcats

  Wilbur T. Wildcat     @OfficialWilbur

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1 Duke Blue Devils  

 The Blue Devil   @The1BlueDevil

VS.

 

2 Gonzaga Bulldogs ('Zags)    

  Spike     twitterless 

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 4 Louisville Cardinals  

 Louie the Cardinal     @LouieTheCard

VS.

7  Michigan State Spartans

 Sparty     @TheRealSparty 

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2015 NCAA Sweet Sixteen Games List with Mascot Emoji and Twitter Handles Elimination List

I"ll update this list of Sweet 16 games with mascots as the teams are eliminated. (You can follow my list of  2015Sweet16Mascots twitter list to keep up with the 12 tweeters .) The final scores are to the right. (As long as the web page lines up.) 

Thanks to the WaPo for sharing the emoji-making brilliance of Julia Heffernan with us. 

3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish

   The Leprechaun    @NDTheLeprechaun   81

VS.

 7 Wichita State Shockers

WuShock, a shock of wheat   @Wu_Shock  70

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 1 Wisconsin Badgers  

  Bucky    @UWBuckyBadger  79

VS. 

4 North Carolina Tar Heels  

  Ramses the Ram     @Rameses_UNC  71

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1 Kentucky Wildcats 

 The Wildcat    twitterless  78

VS.

5 West Virginia Mountaineers 

   The Mountaineer     @WVUMascot  39 (ouch!)

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2 Arizona Wildcats

  Wilbur T. Wildcat     @OfficialWilbur  68

VS.

6 Xavier Muskeeters

 D'Artagnan     twitterless  60

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2 Gonzaga Bulldogs ('Zags)    

  Spike     twitterless    74

VS.

11 UCLA Bruins  

 Joe Bruin     @UCLAJoeBruin  62

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4 Louisville Cardinals  

 Louie the Cardinal     @LouieTheCard  75

VS.

8 NC State Wolfpack    

  Mr. Wuf     @Mr_Wuf_GoPack  65

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1 Duke Blue Devils  

 The Blue Devil   @The1BlueDevil  64

 VS.

5 Utah Utes

  Swoop the Red-Tailed Hawk     @SwoopHawk  57 (So close!)

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3 Oklahoma Sooners 

 Boomer, pony     twitterless  58 (Another close one.) 

VS.

7  Michigan State Spartans

 Sparty     @TheRealSparty  62