Talkwater Gives March Madness Stats:

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Number of relevant mentions of and about March Madness (30 days on blogs, news sites, forums & social media): over 2.9 million mentions and 15.5 million likes/shares with a strong peak on the days after the First Four matches, 21st & 22nd of March 2019.

Tweets: Over 2.5 million tweets linked to March Madness in the last 30 days, 85% of all social media & news activity.

Top 5 Hashtags         Mentions

·#MarchMadness                     1M

·#NCAATournament                56.9K

·#MarchMadness2019             56K

·#Sweet16                                37.9K

·#SelectionSunday                  27.9K

 

Top 10 March Madness 2019 teams trending – last 30 days

 

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Team Mentions

1

Duke   173,753

2

Michigan   107,829

3

Virginia     99,341

4

Florida     93,597

5

Kentucky     91,488

6

Tennessee     90,536

7

Gonzaga     73,958

8

Iowa     73,000

9

Kansas     67,944

10

Purdue     64,057

 

 

Top 10 March Madness 2019 players and coaches trending – last 30 days

 

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Labels Mentions

1

Taurean Prince        25,468

2

Tacko Fall        16,732

3

Chris Brown        15,692

4

Tom Izzo          9,242

5

Mike Krzyzewski          8,658

6

Kelvin Sampson          8,606

7

Johnny Dawkins          8,377

8

Rui Hachimura          8,064

9

Will Wade          7,389

10

John Calipari          7,064

Regarding top trending stories and posts, not a single one is about the matches or results. It’s all about fun side elements or celebrities commenting fun facts.

Trending news stories linked to March Madness in terms of online shares on news channels last 30 days

1.     Urologists across the country reporting an uptick in vasectomy appointments during March Madness, the “Vas Madness.” (39,000 shares/likes)

2.     Twin basketball stars head to March Madness, thanks to a major assist from Mom (29,700 shares/likes)

3.     Pizza Hut Is Bringing Back P’Zone Calzones for the First Time in 8 Years, during March Madness (20,700 mentions)

 

Trending posts linked to March Madness in terms of online shares on social media, last 30 days

1.     Three years ago today, Taurean Prince broke down the art of rebounding (111,500 shares/likes).

2.     New March Madness game mode in Fortnite Battle Royale on Youtube (90,500 shares/likes)

3.     Barack Obama’s March Madness brackets (66,700 shares/likes)

 

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