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Your 2008 NCAA Tournament taxonomy

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A breakdown of this year's tournament mascots.

  • Humans (21 total)
    • Ancient Peoples
      • Saint Mary's Gaels
      • Southern Cal Trojans
      • Michigan State Spartans
      • Portland State Vikings
    • Ethnic Stereotypes
      • Notre Dame Fighting Irish
    • Thieves, Malcontents, Rednecks, Scoundrels Seeking Their Last Refuges
      • Texas A&M Aggies
      • Indiana Hoosiers
      • Mountaineers
        • Mount St. Mary's
        • West Virginia
      • UNLV Runnin' Rebels
      • North Carolina Tarheels
      • Tennessee Volunteers
      • Austin Peay Governors
      • Texas-Arlington Mavericks
      • George Mason Patriots
      • Oklahoma Sooners
    • Skilled Labor
      • Purdue Boilermakers
      • Vanderbilt Commodores
      • Xavier Musketeers
      • Siena Saints
      • San Diego Toreros
  • Animals (34 total)
    • Ursae
      • Baylor Bears
      • Belmont Bruins
      • UCLA Bruins
    • Avians
      • Louisville Cardinals
      • Oregon Ducks
      • Eagles, Golden
        • Marquette
        • Oral Roberts
      • Eagles, Plain
        • Winthrop
        • American
        • Coppin State
      • St. Joseph's Hawks
      • Temple Owls
    • Felines
      • Cougars
        • Brigham Young
        • Washington State
      • South Alabama Jaguars
      • Pittsburgh Panthers
      • Tigers
        • Clemson
        • Memphis
      • Wildcats
        • Arizona
        • Davidson
        • Kansas State
        • Kentucky
        • Villanova
    • Canines
      • Bulldogs
        • Butler
        • Drake
        • Georgia
        • Gonzaga
        • Mississippi State
      • UMBC Retrievers
      • Connecticut Huskies
    • Livestock
      • Boise State Broncos
      • Texas Longhorns
      • Arkansas Razorbacks
    • Mustelids
      • Wisconsin Badgers
  • Mythical Beings (4 total)
    • Artificial Constructs
      • Kansas Jayhawks
    • Immortals
      • Cal State-Fullerton Titans
    • Minions of Satan
      • Duke Blue Devils
      • Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
  • Other (6 total)
    • Colors
      • Cornell Big Red
      • Stanford Cardinal
    • Weather Phenomena
      • Miami, Fl Hurricanes
    • Unidentified
      • Kent State Golden Flashes
      • Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
      • Georgetown Hoyas