The best final four fields in NCAA Tournament History. America has been riveted on a yearly basis each April when the semifinals of the NCAA basketball tournament are played. The event has become so popular that its nickname “The Final Four” has become a household name that even non-sports fans recognize. But there was a time when the NCAA tournament was a minor event and mainstream America did not pay attention to it. But since the 1979 Final Four, when Larry Bird and Magic Johnson squared off, the Final Four has become one of the most-watched sporting events in the U.S. Bird and Magic got the ball rolling, but there were other tournaments that helped keep the notoriety going. For our list, check out the newest issue on newsstands or Go digital and get the latest issue for your smart devices.