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Old March 11th, 2018 (2:47 PM). Edited March 11th, 2018 by Spirit Shackle.
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It's that time of year again, folks.

The NCAA Men's Basketball tournament is once more upon us, and with the teams locked, now is as good a time as any to start making brackets. Plus, I have a prize for the winner :) No actual basketball knowledge needed, Literally 5 minutes of effort required!

Joining is easy! Just go to THIS LINK, make an account (or sign in), and pick which teams you think will win each game! Don't have any idea who wins what? Pick at random! It works better that way anyway.

Brackets lock at Noon EDT this Tuesday, but joining at any point before Thursday is fine.

GLHF everyone! Post about the tournament or whatever here.
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Old March 11th, 2018 (3:08 PM).
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Old March 11th, 2018 (3:27 PM).
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Old March 11th, 2018 (3:50 PM).
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Submitted mine, may make some tweaks later but I think I'm satisfied. Was tempted to make the bracket a full homer bracket and have my Auburn Tigers cutting down the nets but I kept it realistic and went with the team I have a lot of confidence in right now.

With all of that said, War Eagle.
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Old March 11th, 2018 (4:03 PM).
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In with completely arbitrary picks with no analysis whatsoever this time.
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Old March 11th, 2018 (7:36 PM).
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Picks are in. SDSU Jackrabbits FTW.

Also obligatory LETS GO RHODY and then sulk back into the realization that even if you win round 1 you get Duke in round two, while Providence gets UNC round 2. Not looking good for the local teams. But hey, let's root for the upsets!
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Old March 13th, 2018 (8:23 PM).
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Just a reminder that a guy whose only knowledge of college basketball came from a PS1 demo of a NCAA March Madness 2000 won last year's bracket. If I manage to win again this year, I think you should all just retire from future brackets and let me pick them for you.
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I made a bracket only because Chase asked me to.

I expect it to be blown apart by upsets because every time I actually make a bracket it just...dies.

Still, I got Kansas going all the way this year. It'd be cool to see Mo Bamba or Bagley go off in the tournament, but I doubt they'll manage to carry their teams that far. Gonna be interesting to see what kind of noise the SEC teams and Wichita make as well.
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Old March 15th, 2018 (1:37 PM).
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rip miami.

let it begin.
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Old March 15th, 2018 (1:41 PM).
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yeah i have two losses so far. didnt see the miami one coming and i should have known not to pick oklahoma lol
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Ha, I had a perfect bracket until NC State lost.
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Old March 15th, 2018 (7:43 PM).
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well Arizona forgot they had a game tonight so RIP my bracket
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Not sure how I managed to call the Miami loss.

I did not see that Arizona loss, though, and that cuts a couple rounds into my bracket for that one.
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    Aaaand Arizona's loss ends the postseason mukshow from the Pac-12, going a combined 1-11 in bowl and NCAA tournament games this year.

    Too bad the 3 picks I changed from my ESPN bracket all happened to be Ls. Still a good first day, though.
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    That was quite possibly my best ever day one picking performance.
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    The only game I partially watched was the Michigan State game. I'm 90th percentile so far overall and 1st here on the PC bracket. For barely watching any college basketball its not so bad. Or I'm just lucky lol.
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    My bracket is so busted and so will everyone's if UMBC holds on vs Virginia here.

    Also Auburn won! War Eagle!!
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    Old March 16th, 2018 (8:16 PM).
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    I haven't watched much but I've been keeping track (I also missed getting a bracket at work) and holy crap. Not just an upset, but a dominating one.
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    That's my South region completely demolished with that upset. Only three of my picks made it through to the round of 32, while it looks like the other three regions I will have seven right in each as long as FSU holds on.
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      I still can't believe this is actually a thing.
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      Old March 17th, 2018 (6:45 AM). Edited March 17th, 2018 by Spirit Shackle.
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      So I stopped watching basketball for like 3 hours last night and missed the last few because airplanes, then didn’t have WiFi all morning, did I miss anything? Nah, nothing important could have possibly happened. I mean, it should just be an easy 4 wins for the ACC, right? So I totally shouldn’t bother to check the...

      Welp.

      Uhhh...

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      Old March 18th, 2018 (9:40 AM). Edited March 18th, 2018 by Hector.
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      I'm having trouble understanding how some of these teams lost

      Also RIP Houston, that one had to hurt
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