St. Louis University Billikens Take Top Spot Among NCAA Tournament Mascots (Photos)How maddening would March Madness really be without the mascots?

While most hoops fans are huddled over their brackets and flipping through games to catch the day's biggest plays and thrilling upsets, the mascots are on the sidelines working their furry butts off for the entire game.

There are plenty of interesting mascots in the tournament, here are 10 to keep your eye on this week.

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