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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2018 March Madness Team Names and Mascots, Alpha List

Here's the quick list of the 2018 tourney teams with team names and costumed mascot names. 

The Google sheet is here. 

School Name Team Name Costumed Mascot Name
Alabama Crimson Tide Big Al
Arizona Wildcats Wilbur T. Wildcat & Wilma T. Wildcat
Arizona State Sun Devils Sparky
Arkansas Razorbacks Big Red
Auburn Tigers Aubie
Bucknell Bison Bucky
Buffalo Bulls Victor E. Bull
Butler Bulldogs Hink
Cal State Fullerton Titans Tuffy
Charleston Cougars Clyde the Cougar
Cincinnati Bearkats Bearkat
Clemson Tigers The Tiger
Creighton Bluejays Billy
Davidson Wildcats Mr. Cat
Duke Blue Devils The Blue Devil
Florida Gators Albert & Alberta
Florida State Seminoles Cimarron
Georgia State Panther Pounce
Gonzaga Bulldogs ('Zags) Spike
Houston Cougars Shasta and Sasha
Iona Gaels Killian
Kansas Jayhawks Big Jay and Baby Jay
Kansas State Wildcats Willie
Kentucky Wildcats The Wildcat and Scratch
Lipscomb Bisons LU Bison
LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds Brooklyn Blackbird
Loyola (Chicago) Ramblers LU Wolf
Marshall Thundering Herd Marco the Bison
Miami (FL) Hurricanes Sebastian the Ibis
Michigan Wolverines none
Michigan State Spartans Sparty
Missouri Tigers Truman
Montana Grizzlies Monte
Murray State Racers Dunker
Nevada Wolfpack Alphie, Luna, Wolfie Jr.
New Mexico State Aggies Pistol Pete
North Carolina Tarheels Ramses
North Carolina Central Eagles Eddie
North Carolina State Wolfpack Mr. and Mrs. Wuf
Ohio State Buckeyes Brutus
Oklahoma Sooners Boomer and Sooner
Penn Quakers The Quaker
Providence Friars Friar Dom
Purdue Boilermakers Purdue Pete
Radford Highlanders The Highlander
Rhode Island Rams Rhody
San Diego State Aztecs Aztec Warrior
Seton Hall Pirates The Pirate
South Dakota State Jackrabbits Jack
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Bona Wolf
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks The Lumberjack
Syracuse Orange Otto the Orange
TCU Horned Frogs SuperFrog
Tennessee Volunteers Smokey
Texas Longhonrs Hook'em
Texas A&M Aggies no costumed mascot
Texas Southern Tigers Tommy
Texas Tech Red Raiders Raider Red
UCLA Bruins Joe Bruin, Josephine Bruin
UMBC Retrievers True Grit
UNC Greensboro Spartans Spiro
Villanova Wildcats Will D. Cat
Virginia Cavaliers Cavman
Virginia Tech Hokies The HokieBird
West Virginia Mountaineers The Mountaineer
Wichita State Shockers WuShock
Wright State Raiders Rowdy
Xavier Musketeers D'Artagnan & The Blue Blob

2017 March Madness Mascots Alphabetical by School Name, All 68 Teams

This year I added links to more mascot info for reliable sources. (As much as possible.) For the mascot name links I tried to use social media links. As usual, there's more substance than style here. 

School Nickname Costumed Mascot(s) Other Mascot Info or News
Arkansas Razorbacks Big Red, Sue E💋, pork chop, BOSS HOG, & Ribby⚾️ Arkansas has FIVE costumed mascots.
Arizona Wildcats Wilbur T. Wildcat 2008 Video of UofA Mascots Through the Years
    Wilma T. Wildcat  
Baylor Bears Bruiser  Squad Goals
Bucknell Bison Bucky  
Butler Bulldogs Hink Trip aka @ButlerBlue3 (adorbs live mascot)
Cincinnati Bearkats Bearkat  
Creighton Bluejays Billy  
Dayton Flyers Rudy Flyer  
Duke Blue Devils The Blue Devil 2014 Video, The Blue Devil Through the Years
East Tennessee State Buccaneers Bucky  
Florida Gators Albert 2015 New Costumes
    & Alberta  
Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Azul the Eagle 2016 ASUN MVMascot
Florida State Seminoles Cimarron 2012 Cimarron Reinstated
Gonzaga Bulldogs ('Zags) Spike  
Iona Gaels Kilian  
Iowa State Cyclones Cy the Cardinal 2017 Cy's Pregame PSA
Jacksonville State Gamecocks Cocky 2015 Cocky's BFF
Kansas Jayhawks Big Jay 2017 Spirit Squad Social Media
    Baby Jay  
Kansas State Wildcats Willie  
Kent State Golden Flashes Flash the Golden Eagle  
Kentucky Wildcats The Wildcat 2016 Christmas with Scratch
    Scratch 2015 Scratch is in Brad Paisley's Video
Louisvlle Cardinals Louie the Cardinal Bird 2016 Cardinal Bird's New Look
Marquette Golden Eagles Golden Eagle 2014 Nickname Controversy
Maryland Terrapins Testudo 2016 A Testudo Tryout
Miami Hurricanes Sebastian the Ibis 2014 Sebastian Escorts Bride
Michigan Wolverines none 2011 The Wolverine that Wasn't
Michigan State Spartans Sparty 2016 Former Spartys' Speak
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Lightning, a blue pegasus 2016 Evolotuion of MTSU's Mascot
Minnesota Golden Gophers Goldy Gopher 2017 Goldy Wins 3rd Championship
Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers Emmit S. Burg Facebook.com/Emmit.Burg
Nevada Wolfpack Alphie, Luna, Wolfie Jr. UNR Library Mascots Digital History
New Mexico State Aggies Pistol Pete 2014 NMSU v OSU Pistol Pete Duel
New Orleans Privateers Capt. Bruno 2017 New Mascot Debuted
North Carolina Tar Heels Rameses Former Rameses Jason Ray Foundation
    Rameses Jr.  
North Carolina Central Eagles No info found. Help! 2005 New Mascot Design Roll Out Event
North Dakota Fighting Hawks In progress, I suppose 2015 From Fighting Sioux to Figthing Hawks
Northern Kentucky Norse Victor E. Viking 2016 New Costume (Not at 2017 Tourney)
Northwestern Wildcats Wille the Wildcat 2016 Willie Honors Craig Sager
Notre Dame Fighting Irish The Leprechaun Twitter @NDTheLeprechaun
Oklahoma State Cowboys Pistol Pete Twitter @OSUPistolPete
Oregon Ducks The Duck 2016 Oregon Football Unis Mirror Duck Mascot
Princeton Princeton Tigers The Tiger
Providence Friars Friar Dom  
    Huxley 2017 Dalmatian Mascot Debuts
Purdue Boilermakers Boilermaker Special, train 2016 Old Pete Heads
    Boilermaker Xtra Special, small train  
    Purdue Pete 2016 Happy 60th Birthday, Pete!
Rhode Island Rams Rhody Rhody needs more web space.
Saint Mary’s Gaels Gaelic warrior (?) Gael Force (student group) Twitter
Seton Hall Pirates The Pirate Need some online presence, Pirates!
SMU Mustangs Peruna Twitter @SMU_Peruna
South Carolina Gamecocks Cocky USC Gamecocks Costume History
South Dakota State Jackrabbits Jack 2011 The Jackrabbit Gets a Name
Texas Southern Tigers Tommy Can anyone find Tommy online?
Troy Trojans T-Roy 2011 T-Roy Went Missing!
UC Davis Aggies Gunrock, mustang 2014 Centennial of Gunrock
UCLA Bruins Joe Bruin 2017 Moonin' Bruin Didn't Quack Up Duck
    Josephine Bruin  
UNC Wilmington Seahawks Sammy C. Hawk 2010 UNCW Alum's Book, Hello, Sammy C. Hawk!
USC Trojans Tommy Trojan Tommy lacks social media presence.
Vanderbilt Commodores Mr. Commodore 2010 Commodores' Canine Mascots
VCU Rams Rodney the Ram Rodney has his own url.
Vermont Catamounts Rally 2017 Fans Rally for a Rally Statue
Villanova Wildcats Will D. Cat 2016 Will D. Cat UCA Nationals Tape
Virginia Cavaliers Cavman Cavman, work on your online profile.
Virginia Tech Hokies The HokieBird The Story of the HokieBird
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Demon Deacon Sometimes G'ma & G'pa Deacon Show Up
West Virginia Mountaineers The Mountaineer 2012 The History of the WVU Mountaineer
Wichita State Shockers WuShock, bundle of wheat 60 Years of WuShock Video
Winthrop Eagles Big Stuff  
    Lil' Stuff  
Wisconsin Badgers Buckingham U. (Bucky) Badger Bucky Badger's Bio
Xavier Musketeers D'Artagnan  
    Blue Blob