The Gators of Florida repeated as National Champions beating the Ohio State Buckeyes, but in either case, Nike claimed another victory in collegiate men’s basketball and solidified its place as the shoes of champions. With this Gators win, Nike-wearing teams have won 7 of the last 8 championships. In their honor, here are pictures of […]
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This year it’s easy. A Nike wearing team will win the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Nike Zoom LeBron wearing Buckeyes beat out the Jordan-clad Hoyas while the Swooshed Gators overcame the Bruins of Adidas. It’s an all Nike finals. Just do it.
The Madness of March continues on for the UCLA Bruins, Ohio State Buckeyes, Florida Gators, and the Hoyas of Georgetown. Like last year, Nike represents three of the Final Four teams with UCLA reping Adidas. Oddly enough, these teams don’t wear the typical team shoes seen in the tournament like the Nike AF25. Ohio State […]
A little late, but here are the teams that made it to the Elite 8 and which shoe companies they represent. Florida (Nike) Oregon (Nike) Kansas (Adidas) UCLA (Adidas) North Carolina (Nike) Georgetown (Nike) Ohio State (Nike) Memphis (Adidas)
The NCAA men’s basketball Sweet 16 teams are set and unlike last year, only two kicks brands are represented. Nike has 11 of the Sweet 16 teams, and Adidas has the remaining 5. Reebok and New Balance teams are out. Here are the Sweet 16 teams and their shoe brands: Florida (Nike) Butler (Nike) Oregon […]
After the first two rounds (and 48 victories) of the 2007 NCAA Tournament, Nike teams have about two-thirds of all the wins. In 2006, Adidas, Nike, and Reebok teams had victories in the first weekend of play. Last year, Nike owned 73% of the first 48 victories, Adidas had 23%, and Reebok had 4%. This […]
Fixed the kicks sponsorships for each conference by removing the unknown status. Here’s the new chart showing the representation of Nike, Adidas, New Balance, and Reebok.
By now you know how many Big Dance teams are wearing what brand of kicks and you also know how the 2007 bracket looks with respect to sneaks. How do the conference shoe sponsorships look? Well, they look like this: For comparison, take a look at the conference shoe sponsorships for March Madness 2006.
Although the games have begun, and it’s too late to change your picks, here is a look at this year’s brackets along with their respective shoe sponsorships. And just remember that teams wearing Nikes have won 85% of the championships since 2000. 2000 Michigan State (Reebok) 2001 Duke (Nike) 2002 Maryland (Nike) 2003 Syracuse (Nike) […]
It’s time for the madness to begin, and like last year, I’ll be keeping an eye out on the kicks worn during the NCAA Tournament. Why check out the various kicks? Well, because in recent history, teams wearing Nike’s swoosh have been the champions 6 of the last 7 times. The kicks don’t lie! So […]