The Big 12 has been arguably the toughest basketball conference in the country this year, so it stands to reason that its teams will dominate the top slots of the NCAA Tournament bracket. That’s certainly true in CBS Sports’ mock bracket, put together by Jerry Palm. With Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas Tech, the Big 12 makes up three of the four No. 2 seeds in the tournament. It also has a No. 3 seed — West Virginia — thrown in for good measure.
Oklahoma fans aren’t the only ones losing sleep over the Rose Bowl. Baker Mayfield hasn’t gotten over it, either. The former Sooners quarterback said that the College Football Playoff loss still weighs heavy on his mind, according to a tweet from the Tulsa World’s Eric Bailey. “Still have nightmares over some of the throws and the reads that I made,” Mayfield said. “Watching the national championship was very hard to watch.”Mayfield has little to apologize for.
The Baylor Lady Bears are leading the nation in margin of victory (35.7 points per game) and have just one loss on the season. So when the official midseason NCAA Tournament Top 16 ranking came out, most expected the Lady Bears to be a No. 1 seed. Instead, Baylor is a No. 3 seed, which caused experts everywhere to start scratching their heads. ESPN’s Charlie Creme, in particular, was flummoxed by the NCAA’s ranking.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
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Use parentheses to separate multiple
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An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".