The science of bracketology: Read this before making your NCAA picks

by Thor on Mar. 17th, 2009

I digested all the stats last night and filled out my NCAA brackets. Then today I came across this – a statistical analysis done by a University of Illinois professor about how seedings impact a team's performance in the tournament. You might be surprised by what you learn. Click the link to read more. Or just go with my hot tip of Pitt winning it all.

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

Gene's picture
Gene says:

Sorry, dude -- Michigan State all the way. Go Spartans!

posted on Tue, 03/17/2009 - 8:11pm
Thor's picture
Thor says:

Hey man, if my Gophers can slip by Duke Saturday, I can see them getting into the Elite 8. And we always know that Duke chokes in the second round.

posted on Wed, 03/18/2009 - 7:33am
Thor's picture
Thor says:

President Obama will announce his bracket picks today at an 11 a.m. (CDT) news conference. I think he has AIG getting upset in the first round.

posted on Wed, 03/18/2009 - 8:05am
Gene's picture
Gene says:

Turns out that AIG upset him! ;-)

posted on Thu, 03/19/2009 - 7:10am

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