March Madness

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Bracket Logic: Optimizing Tourney Pool Success

*Data current prior to 2016 tournament College basketball is a very weird thing. During the regular season, most Americans don’t pay much, if any attention to the sport. However, once March hits, everyone suddenly turns into an expert.   Every wannabe pundit scours the internet, learning every team’s resume to impress…

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Beginner Bracket Tips

March Madness is one of the most exciting sports events of the year. In fact, the first Thursday and Friday of the tournament are my favorite days of the sports year. With an estimated 40 million Americans filling out their brackets annually, it’s almost inevitable that you will have the…

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Join the Top Level Sports Bracket Challenge!

Welcome to the Top Level Sports bracket challenge!  Here’s your chance to prove yourself as an expert March Madness prognosticator by joining the official Top Level Sports tourney pool on Yahoo. Here is the link: Join the Bracket Challenge! There is one important thing to note, however.  I have decided this year…

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March Madness Bracket First Reactions

The 2016 March Madness field has just been announced, and boy is there a lot to talk about.   The selection committee made a number of interesting decisions, and many that I don’t personally agree with. However, with some of the resulting matchups and the widespread parity of this season, you…

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My March Madness Bracket

If you choose (for whatever reason) to use these picks, and they end up horrible, please don’t blame me!  No matter how many hundreds of hours I spend watching games and researching, I never end up with a great bracket…I’m usually really good in the first round, and then after…

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Top 5 Most Likely Cinderellas

     The tournament starts in less than two days, and by the end of the weekend, we will undoubtedly have seen upsets that will leave us scratching our heads.  Just as certain I am that a few powerhouses will brought down by big underdogs, I can also tell you…

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First Impressions of the Bracket

     Yesterday the field of 68 for March Madness was officially released.  I intended to give my final bracket predictions along with a first impressions blog yesterday, but I’ve been pretty sick lately, so it never ended up happening.      However, I can say that from my latest…