Madness: The Ten Most Memorable NCAA Basketball Finals


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Sports Publishing LLC
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6.1 X 9.1 X 1.1 inches | 1.0 pounds
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About the Author

Mark Mehler is a veteran journalist whose work has appeared in dozens of newspapers and magazines including the New York Times and the Village Voice. He lives in Jackson Heights, New York.

Charles Paikert is a journalist based in New York City. He wrote the text for the history of professional basketball exhibit in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and has written about basketball for Sports Illustrated, the New York Times, and the Village Voice. He resides in South Orange, New Jersey.


"Well researched and very engaging; hoops fans will absolutely love it."--Booklist
br>"Madness is for basketball lovers everywhere. Paikert and Mehler put you right in the middle of all the sneaker-squeaking, elbow-throwing, spine-tingling action--and also give you the overview of how it all came to be and what it all means. An absolute delight."
--Kevin Baker, author of Becoming Mr. October, Paradise Alley, and America the Ingenious

"Madness is one of the best basketball books, college or pro, of the century."
--Allen Barra, author of That's Not the Way It Was: (Almost) Everything They've Told You About Sports is Wrong and The Last Coach: A Life of Paul 'Bear' Bryant

"Madness is a great read for avid basketball fans. Mehler and Paikert tell the inside story of our wild ride to the championship game. I am proud to be a part of such an exceptional brotherhood and appreciate our story being shared so eloquently and truthfully."
--Terry Mills, forward for the 1989 national champion Michigan Wolverines, 1986 Mr. Basketball of Michigan, and radio color analyst for University of Michigan basketball

"The narrative's pace is brisk and the stories are entertaining."
--Publishers Weekly