Inside The Mind Of A Superfan

April 8, 2015 12:07 PM

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Inside The Mind Of A Superfan

After Duke pulled out a victory over Wisconsin in the NCAA championship on April 6, ending the Badgers' March Madness run, Wisconsin fans were understandably disappointed. Photos circulated online of defeated Wisconsin fan dressed in a Teletubby costume, seemingly on the verge of tears.

“For certain fans, ones who have a very strong connection to a team, that role of team follower is very central to their overall identity,” says Daniel Wann, a sports psychology professor at Murray State University.

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