College Basketball: 8 Annoying Clichés That Must Disappear

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College Basketball: 8 Annoying Clichés That Must Disappear
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There is no better sporting event than March Madness. For three weeks the entire nation is captivated by upsets, nail-biters and brackets.

It is college basketball in its most perfect form.

But college basketball can also be imperfect. No, I’m not talking about John Calipari’s recruiting tactics or Chris Webber’s ability to count timeouts. Rather, it is the clichés we as fans are forced to deal with anytime we tune into a game.

We have heard them all—defense wins championships, playing above the rim and taking it one game at a time, to name a few—but some are more tiresome than others.

Here are eight of the worst offenders. Feel free to list some more that annoy you in the comments section.

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