Taking part in the NCAA tournament tends to make a bigger difference for public universities that garner relatively few donations.
In the 1950s, NCAA Executive Director Walter Byers coined the term 'student-athlete,' which laid the groundwork for the organization to reap the windfall from its annual basketball tournament.
Binge drinking rises during March Madness among male college students who attend schools that made it to the men's basketball tournament. Researchers take a deeper look at the reasons why.
Can a computer model correctly predict the results of the first round in this year's tournament? These mathematicians think so.
Every March, millions of Americans watch the NCAA's annual college basketball tournament, while millions more fill in brackets to win their office pool.
A basketball computer program simulates millions of trajectories in search of the ideal shot.