Twitter Data Shows Which Team Each State Is Rooting For In Final Four (PHOTO)

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The Final Four of the 2023 NCAA Tournament is set to take place on Saturday, April 1, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

Entering the national semifinals, the UConn Huskies are favored by the oddsmakers to bring home the national championship, but first they must get by the Miami Hurricanes in primetime on Saturday night.

But who is the country rooting for in the Final Four?

The folks at analyzed geo-tagged keyword association Twitter data over the past week, tracking official fan hashtags for each team in every state to show who fans across the country are rooting for.

For example, #GoAztecs, #TheTimeIsNow (San Diego State), #GoOwls, #WinningInParadise (FAU), #GoCanes, #TheU (Miami), #BleedBlue, and #Made4March (UConn)

More than 150,000 tweets were used for the study.

When it was all said and done, Florida Atlantic “won” the support of 20 states, including Florida. UConn is the favorite in 11 states, while Miami has the support of just three states entering the national semifinals.

You can check out the full map and breakdown below.

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FAU: 20 states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia)

UConn: 16 states (Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin)

San Diego State: 11 states (Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)

Miami: 3 states (Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina)

The 2023 NCAA Tournament national championship game will be held on Monday, April 3.

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