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Lydia Price
March 03, 2017 02:38 PM

With March Madness quickly approaching, it’s only a matter of time before you and that special someone find your affectionate-prone selves courtside at the most-watched games.

Okay, so maybe it’ll be more like TV-side in your squad’s living rooms. Nevertheless, you’ll need to have a good handle on basketball spectator PDA. After all, sports ball games — especially of the championship variety — can end up being pretty darn long, and that’s a lot of time to spend not flaunting your love.

These all-star couples are here to teach you a few lessons about toeing the line between aww-inducing public cuddles and “oh no”-prompting canoodling.

1. Kate Upton and Justin Verlander: Take a moment to appreciate that you’re in it together.

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Things might get heated in the crowd, but no matter what happens you’ll be on each other’s team.

2. Mariah Carey and Bryan Tanaka: Have the more basketball-literate of the pair explain the finer points of the game.

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It’s a great excuse to lean in close.

3. Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder: Go for a cheek or neck kiss. 

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That way you can still watch the game! Pure genius.

4. Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis: Take full advantage of commercial breaks. 

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Fact: Timeouts and TV breaks were created so that fans could smooch.

Think you know everything about courtside PDA — and the March Madness about to hit college basketball? Take the quiz below and prove it.

5. Eniko Parrish and Kevin Hart: Get a couple’s pic. 

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Because you didn’t really watch the game together unless you have the pictures to prove it.

6. Benji Madden and Cameron Diaz: Master the art of the one-handed make-out. 

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It’s crucial for sports PDA. What else are you going to do? Choose between stadium snacks and kisses during the game? Please.

7. Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum: Respect the third wheel. 

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Try to sneak a kiss in while they’re distracted by a goal or whatever being scored.

8. Beyoncé and Jay Z: Remember that you’re winners no matter what.

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Whether your team wins or loses, you get to head home in each other’s arms. Who needs any trophies beyond that?

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