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Get Ready For March Madness With These Top-Ranked Cheerleaders [SLIDESHOW]

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March Madness is finally upon us and there’s no better way to prepare than by taking a look at the cheerleading squads from the top-ranked teams.

Many of the usual suspects such as Kansas, Villanova, Virginia, Duke and North Carolina are heading into the tournament expecting to take home the title and their cheerleading squads are hoping to carry them there. (RELATED: Get College Football Started Off Right With These Top Ranked Cheerleaders)

You can listen to the analysts and fill out as many brackets as you want to prepare for the tournament, but nobody really knows how it’s going to go. However, if there is one thing you can count on for sure, it’s that these good-looking girls will be cheering their hearts out on the sidelines all the way until the very end in San Antonio.

Here are the top 12 cheerleading squads worth looking out for in the NCAA Tournament.