Top 2013 College Basketball Tournament Searches

As predicted the 2013 college basketball championship has been chalk full of upsets, buzzer beaters and even a Gulf Coast Cinderella story. With round four upon us, we thought it would be interesting to delve into the Bing index to get a pulse on what people were searching for during the tournament. Below we’ve compiled the top takeaways:

Key Takeaways

  • Florida Gulf Coast University may be the underdog in the tournament, but they lead the pack in searches. America has become fascinated with not just the university, but its top players and the coach’s wife!

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  • In the battle of the mascots, the University of Miami Hurricanes are a storm to reckon with, coming in as the most searched mascot of the tournament.

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  • Notre Dame may be out of the tournament, but their uniforms are unstoppable. The Fighting Irish’s lime green getup put them in the top spot for most searched uniform.

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  • Indiana has a number one seed, but they’re the least searched of the teams headed to round four of the tournament.

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Most Searched Players of tournament

1.       Marshall Henderson

2.       Victor Oladipo

3.       Aaron Craft

4.       Kelly Olynyk

5.       Seth Curry

6.       Cody Zeller

7.       Shane Larkin

8.       Ryan Kelly

9.       Trey Burke

10.   Peyton Siva

Most Searched Stories

1.       Amanda Marcum Enfield

2.       Florida Gulf Coast University

3.       Andy Enfield

4.       La Salle University

5.       Aaron Craft’s buzzer beater

6.       Gonzaga’s second round loss

Most Searched Round 4 Teams

1. Florida Gulf Coast University

2. Duke

3. Syracuse

4. Ohio State

5. Wichita State

6. Michigan State

7. Marquette

8. La Salle

9. Florida

10.   Louisville

11.   Michigan

12.   Miami

13.   Arizona

14.   Oregon

15.   Kansas

16.   Indiana

Most Searched Mascots

1.       Hurricanes

2.       Ducks

3.       Gators

4.       Cardinals

5.       Jayhawks

6.       Hoosiers

7.       Buckeyes

8.       Wolverines

9.       Shockers

You don’t just have to follow the basketball fever this year, you can also be a part of it.  Our friends at MSN our hosting events at your local Microsoft store where you can give MSN for Windows 8 a try and see for yourself how it loads seven times faster on average than other major online sports sites. You can also check out how Erin Andrews stays in the know during the tournament on MSN.

- The Bing and MSN Teams