Google's fastest-rising sports searches


Here are the fastest-rising Internet search terms in sports on Google between March 1-31, 2009, in the United States, according to Google's Insights For Search tool:

Spartans head coach Tom Izzo, bottom right, hoists the Midwest Regional championship trophy with his Michigan State team March 29 after defeating Louisville in Indianapolis. (Jerry Lai/US Presswire)

Rising searches are searches that have experienced significant growth in a given period of time period, with respect to the preceding time period.