Impressive cheerleading stunts

College basketball players aren't the only ones who unleash their best tricks on the court during March Madness -- the league's best cheerleading squads are ready to throw down their most athletic moves to rally the crowd.




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Cincinnati cheerleaders perform during the first half against Connecticut in the third round of the 2011 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship tournament at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., Saturday, March 19, 2011. (Harry E. Walker/MCT via Getty Images)
Cincinnati v Connecticut
Cincinnati cheerleaders perform during the first half against Connecticut in the third round of the 2011 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship tournament at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., Saturday, March 19, 2011. (Harry E. Walker/MCT via Getty Images)
A cheerleader for the Utah Runnin' Utes is launched into the air by members of her squad as the Utes face the Brigham Young University Cougars during the Mountain West Conference Basketball Tournament March 9, 2006 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Brigham Young University Cougars v Utah Runnin' Utes
A cheerleader for the Utah Runnin' Utes is launched into the air by members of her squad as the Utes face the Brigham Young University Cougars during the Mountain West Conference Basketball Tournament March 9, 2006 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Cheerleaders for the Illinois Fighting Illini perform against the Purdue Boilermakers during their semifinal game of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 14, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Big Ten Tournamnet: Illinois Fighting Illini v Purdue Boilermakers
Cheerleaders for the Illinois Fighting Illini perform against the Purdue Boilermakers during their semifinal game of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 14, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Kentucky Wildcat cheerleaders perform for the game against the Connecticut Huskies during the Second Round of the 2006 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament on March 19, 2006 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Kentucky Wildcats v Connecticut Huskies
Kentucky Wildcat cheerleaders perform for the game against the Connecticut Huskies during the Second Round of the 2006 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament on March 19, 2006 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
A cheerleader for the Missouri Tigers performs during the first round of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament at HSBC Arena on March 19, 2010 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
Clemson v Missouri
A cheerleader for the Missouri Tigers performs during the first round of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament at HSBC Arena on March 19, 2010 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
Cheerleaders of the Providence Friars perform during the 2008 Big East Men's Basketball Championship at Madison Square Garden on March 12, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Providence v West Virginia
Cheerleaders of the Providence Friars perform during the 2008 Big East Men's Basketball Championship at Madison Square Garden on March 12, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
A Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners cheerleader performs on the court during the game against the Alabama State Hornets during the first round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at UD Arena on March 16, 2011 in Dayton, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Texas-San Antonio v Alabama State
A Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners cheerleader performs on the court during the game against the Alabama State Hornets during the first round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at UD Arena on March 16, 2011 in Dayton, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
The Villanova Wildcats cheerleaders perform on the court during the game against the George Mason Patriots during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 18, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Villanova v George Mason
The Villanova Wildcats cheerleaders perform on the court during the game against the George Mason Patriots during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 18, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
The Georgetown Hoyas cheerleading squad preforms during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament between the Hoyas and the Belmont Bruins at Nationwide Arena on March 16, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
NCAA Basketball Tournament - Belmont v Georgetown
The Georgetown Hoyas cheerleading squad preforms during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament between the Hoyas and the Belmont Bruins at Nationwide Arena on March 16, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
A cheerleader from the Brigham Young Cougars performs during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Pepsi Center on March 17, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
Wofford v Brigham Young
A cheerleader from the Brigham Young Cougars performs during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Pepsi Center on March 17, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
Gonzaga Bulldogs cheerleaders perform during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Consol Energy Center on March 15, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
NCAA Basketball Tournament - West Virginia v Gonzaga
Gonzaga Bulldogs cheerleaders perform during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Consol Energy Center on March 15, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
A Butler cheerleader performs a back flip during a time out in the first half against Pittsburgh in the third round of the 2011 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship tournament at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., Saturday, March 19, 2011. Butler defeated Pitt, 71-70. (Harry E. Walker/MCT via Getty Images)
Butler v Pittsburgh
A Butler cheerleader performs a back flip during a time out in the first half against Pittsburgh in the third round of the 2011 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship tournament at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., Saturday, March 19, 2011. Butler defeated Pitt, 71-70. (Harry E. Walker/MCT via Getty Images)
The North Carolina State Wolfpack cheerleaders perform on the court against the Georgetown Hoyas during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's basketball tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 18, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
NCAA Basketball Tournament - North Carolina State v Georgetown
The North Carolina State Wolfpack cheerleaders perform on the court against the Georgetown Hoyas during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's basketball tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 18, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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