TALE OF THE TAPE

Better Tournament: NCAA or World Cup

NCAA Basketball Tourname
World Cup
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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

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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.

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