2016 Photo Contest, Sports, 2nd prize

2015 NCAA Tournament


Greg Nelson

Sports Illustrated

20 March, 2015

Ron Baker (31) shoots over Nick Zeisloft (2), as Hanner Mosquera-Perea (12) and Rashard Kelly (0) battle for position under the basket, at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament game between Wichita State and Indiana, at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha. Wichita won 81-76.

The tournament, held each spring and popularly known as ‘March Madness’ is a major national competition, featuring 68 college teams. Since its creation in 1939, it has become the most popular basketball tournament in the US.

About the photographer

Greg Nelson

Greg Nelson is a Dallas, Texas-based photographer who works on contract for Sports Illustrated and is frequently featured in the pages of the weekly magazine as well as their aff...

Technical information

Shutter Speed
Focal length
140.0 mm
Nikon D700

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