March Madness Mascots

A look at some of the mascots trying to keep their team alive and kicking in the NCAA Tournament.

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Colorado v Baylor

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - MARCH 17: Chip, the Colorado Buffaloes mascot, performs in the first half against the Baylor Bears during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Pit on March 17, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - New Mexico v Louisville

PORTLAND, OR - MARCH 17: The New Mexico Lobos mascot performs on the court as the Lobos take on the Louisville Cardinals during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Rose Garden Arena on March 17, 2012 in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Vanderbilt v Wisconsin

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - MARCH 17: The Wisconsin Badgers mascot 'Bucky Badger' cheers in the second half of the game against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Pit on March 17, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Wisconsin won 60-57. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Murray State v Marquette

LOUISVILLE, KY - MARCH 17: The Marquette Golden Eagles mascot performs on the court during a break in the game against the Murray State Racers during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at KFC YUM! Center on March 15, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - South Florida v Temple

NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 16: The South Florida Bulls mascot performs against the Temple Owls during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 16, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Vanderbilt v Wisconsin

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - MARCH 17: The Vanderbilt Commodores mascot 'Mr. C.' runs onto the court at the start of the game against the Wisconsin Badgers during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Pit on March 17, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Lehigh v Duke

GREENSBORO, NC - MARCH 16: The Duke Blue Devils mascot wears a "Goodbye Lehigh" head band as the Blue Devils take on the Lehigh Mountain Hawks during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on March 16, 2012 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - LIU Brooklyn v Michigan State

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 16: The Michigan State Spartans mascot walks on the court during a stoppage in play in the first half against the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 16, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Texas v Cincinnati

NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 16: The Cincinnati Bearcats mascot performs during a break in play against the Texas Longhorns the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 16, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Alabama v Creighton

GREENSBORO, NC - MARCH 16: The Creighton Bluejays mascot performs during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on March 16, 2012 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - South Florida v Temple

NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 16: The Temple Owls mascot performs against the South Florida Bulls during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 16, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Saint Louis v Memphis

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 16: The Memphis Tigers mascot runs on the court early in the game against the Saint Louis Billikens during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 16, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - South Florida v Temple

NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 16: The South Florida Bulls mascot performs against the Temple Owls during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 16, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Colorado v UNLV

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - MARCH 15: The UNLV Rebels mascot walks on the court during the first half against the Colorado Buffaloes during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Pit on March 15, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Montana v Wisconsin

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - MARCH 15: The Wisconsin Badgers mascot 'Bucky Badger' performs during the second half of the game against the Montana Grizzlies during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Pit on March 15, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Saint Louis v Memphis

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 16: The Saint Louis Billikens mascot walks on the court during a stoppage in play against the Memphis Tigers during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 16, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Harvard v Vanderbilt

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - MARCH 15: The Vanderbilt Commodores mascot 'Mr. C' performs as they take on the Harvard Crimson in the first half of the game during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Pit on March 15, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Louisville Cardinals mascot stretches before their game against Davidson in an NCAA tournament second-round college basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, March 15, 2012.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

VCU v Wichita St.

PORTLAND, OR - MARCH 15: The Virginia Commonwealth Rams mascot performs on the court during a break in the game against the Wichita State Shockers in the second round of the 2012 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Rose Garden Arena on March 15, 2012 in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Montana v Wisconsin

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - MARCH 15: The Montana Grizzlies mascot 'Monte' performs during the first half of the game against the Wisconsin Badgers during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Pit on March 15, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - South Dakota State v Baylor

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - MARCH 15: The South Dakota State Jackrabbits mascot walks on the court against the Baylor Bears during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Pit on March 15, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Davidson mascot cheers before an NCAA tournament second-round college basketball game against Louisville in Portland, Ore., Thursday, March 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

VCU v Wichita St.

PORTLAND, OR - MARCH 15: The Wichita State Shockers mascot and cheerleaders perform as the Shockers take on the Virginia Commonwealth Rams in the second round of the 2012 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Rose Garden Arena on March 15, 2012 in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

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