MARCH MADNESS BY THE NUMBERS
Today, it starts … the actual first games of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Pace yourself. It’s a marathon, not a sprint.
- 56 percent of Millennials say they’re willing to miss a work deadline to watch a March Madness game.
- 20 percent of employees admit they’ve watched March Madness games in their office bathroom -- and 24 percent say they’ve watched during a meeting.
- CBS Sports and Turner will pay the NCAA $8.8 billion to extend their March Madness broadcast rights through 2032.
- So far, the players in the tournament are getting paid $0. (USA Today)