Template:Infobox NCAA basketball game

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This template is to be used on articles about individual college basketball games.

Usage[edit]

Complete[edit]

{{Testcase table
| name = 
| type = 
| image = 
| imagesize = 
| alt = 
| caption = 
| gender =  
| year =  
| visitor name short = 
| visitor nickname = 
| visitor school = 
| home name short = 
| home nickname = 
| home school = 
| visitor record = 
| home record = 
| visitor1 = 
| visitor2 = 
| visitor3 = 
| visitor4 = 
| visitorOT1 = 
| visitorOT2 = 
| visitorOT3 = 
| visitorOT4 = 
| visitorOT5 = 
| visitorOT6 = 
| visitorOT7 = 
| home1 = 
| home2 = 
| home3 = 
| home4 = 
| homeOT1 = 
| homeOT2 = 
| homeOT3 = 
| homeOT4 = 
| homeOT5 = 
| homeOT6 = 
| homeOT7 = 
| visitor coach = 
| home coach = 
| visitor AP = 
| visitor Coaches = 
| home AP = 
| home Coaches = 
| date = 
| arena = 
| location = 
| MVP = 
| odds = 
| anthem = 
| referee =  
| halftime = 
| attendance = 
| US network = 
| US announcers = 
| ratings = 
| intl network = 
| intl announcers = 
}}

Parameters[edit]

Mandatory[edit]

name
The name of the game the article is about. Can simply be the teams played or the commercial name of the game or the reason the game is significant.
2007 Oklahoma Sooners vs. Texas Longhorns, or 2007 Red River Rivalry, or Highest scoring game in history, etc.
year
The year in which the season took place (not the year the game took place although these may often be the same)
date
The date the game took place.
2007-12-31 or December 31, 2007
arena
The stadium where the game took place
[[Cotton Bowl (stadium)|Cotton Bowl]]
location
The location where the game took place. The parameter is titled city, but please enter city and state
[[Dallas, TX]]
visitor name short and home name short
The short name of the teams competing in the game. University of Oklahoma would be Oklahoma, Louisiana State University would be LSU. This is used to create link to the team's specific article page.
visitor nickname and home nickname
The nickname or mascot of the school. USC would be Trojans, and Nebraska would be Cornhuskers.
visitor coach and home coach
The head coach of the teams competing in the game.
[[Brian Kelly (coach)|Brian Kelly]]
visitor1, visitor2, visitorOT1, ... visitorOT7 and home1, home2, homeOT1, ... homeOT7
The scores by period of the competing teams. 1 and 2 are regulation periods; OT1 through OT7 are for overtime periods.

Optional[edit]

type
The type of game it was. Use one of the parameters below:
ncaa = NCAA Championship game
nc = Non-Conference Game
c = Conference Game
ccg = Conference Tournament Championship Game
ncg = National Championship Game
image
The image representing the game the article is about. Be sure to follow Wikipedia's image guidelines and non-free image policy.
[[Image:Example.png]]
visitor AP, visitor Coaches, and home AP, home Coaches
The AP and Coaches poll rankings of the competing teams, if applicable. These rankings should be accurate for the week before the teams played, not the week after or the end of the season.
MVP
The MVP(s) of the game. Only applicable for post-season games (conference championship, national championship, or bowl game).
[[John Doe]] (offense)<br/>[[Jim Doe]] (defense)
odds
The odds/point spread of the game. Be sure to cite source.
WLSU favored by 2.5 points
anthem
The person/group who sang the national anthem prior to the game.
referee
The referee(s) for the game.
attendance
The official attendance of the game.
US network
The network that aired the game in the United States.
[[ESPN on ABC|ABC]]
US announcers
The announcers for the game on the US network.
Ratings
The Nielsen ratings of the game.
intl network
The network that aired the game outside the United State.
intl announcers
The announcers for the game on the international network.

Examples[edit]

1957 NCAA Tournament Championship Game
National Championship Game
NCAA logo.svg
1 2 OT 2OT 3OT Total
North Carolina 29 17 2 0 6 54
Kansas 22 24 2 0 5 53
Date March 23, 1957
Arena Municipal Auditorium
Location Kansas City, Missouri
Favorite Kansas by 3
Attendance 7,778
{{Infobox NCAA basketball game
|name=1957 NCAA Tournament Championship Game
|type=ncg
|image= NCAA logo.svg
|imagesize = 150px
|date=March 23, 1957
|visitor school=University of North Carolina
|visitor name short=North Carolina
|visitor nickname=Tar Heels
|visitor record=31–0
|visitor AP=1
|visitor coach=[[Frank McGuire]]
|visitor1=29
|visitor2=17
|visitorOT1=2
|visitorOT2=0
|visitorOT3=6
|home school=University of Kansas
|home name short=Kansas
|home nickname=Jayhawks
|home record=24–2
|home AP=2
|home coach=[[Dick Harp]]
|home1=22
|home2=24
|homeOT1=2
|homeOT2=0
|homeOT3=5
|arena=[[Municipal Auditorium (Kansas City, Missouri)|Municipal Auditorium]]
|location=Kansas City, Missouri
|attendance=7,778
|odds=Kansas by 3
}}

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