610SPOR2 35h_CBSSportsRad_Houston

TALE OF THE TAPE

Better Tournament: NCAA or World Cup

NCAA Basketball Tourname
World Cup
98271580
129736250
Frequency
Every Year The Best In The Country Face Off.
Winner Every Four Years The Best In The World Face Off
Style
Winner Single Elimination Tournament. Keep Winning, Keep Advancing
First You Play Each Team In Your Group Of Four And You Get Points If You Win Or Tie. If You Have The Second Most Points Or Most Points You Advance To A Knockout Portion
Number Of Teams
68 - Because 64 made too much sense.
Winner 32 - Because any more would be too confusing
Making The Semi Finals
Winner Get To Cut Down The Nets And Always Can Say You've Made The Final Four.
Guaranteed Two Games, Because Nothing Says I Barely Missed The Finals Like The Excitement Of Playing That 3rd Place Game.
Trophy
A Plaque Type Thing That Looks Like It Belongs In A Lawyers Office
Winner A Gold Globe Being Held Up By Angelic Figures
Playing For
School Pride (And A Shot At The NBA)
Winner Country Pride

The Winner Is

129736250
Winner World Cup
4 out of 6

The World Cup Wins! While it might have a confusing group stage to kick it off, at least it hits it's stride with win or go home. And let's be honest there is nothing more enjoyable than an entire country getting behind their team.

MORE TALES OF THE TAPE

  1. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images) (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Chicago Bears At New York Jets

    While Jay Cutler lacks consistency, he is capable of taking over any game and carrying the Bears with his strong arm when he gets on a roll.

  2. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Pittsburgh Steelers At Carolina Panthers

    The Steelers are a veteran team that should understand how to play in a big game, but they appeared unprepared for their Week Two game with the Baltimore Ravens.

  3. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Kansas City Chiefs At Miami Dolphins

    The Chiefs picked it up quite a bit in losing a 24-17 decision at Denver, and that should be encouraging to Andy Reid and quarterback Alex Smith.

See All Tales of the Tape
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 25,022 other followers