Well, except I JUST NOW changed it to Kentucky beating UNC, and then winning the whole thing; will capture that and upload new PNG (DONE!). And there are still (roughly) 5 hours left to screw with it some more. Le sigh… ↩
From KCUR, of all places, comes news of a KU professor’s new statistical model to predict the winner. Unsurprisingly, he has Villanova repeating. A good choice, normally, but it’s Kentucky’s year. A KU prof should know that; perhaps if he weren’t so busy asking people if they wanted fries with that in his part time job, he would have developed a better model, n’est-ce pas? ↩
As a CU alumni, I know college football – both of national championship excellence and stink-the-place-up-like-Dan-Hawkins-coaching-at-Kansas 1 ‘quality’.
It is also a given that as a CU alumni I’ve only had stink-the-place-up-like-Colorado experience with collegiate basketball. 2
However that doesn’t matter a whit during March Madness.
Anyone and their dog can fill out a NCAA tournament bracket, confident in the knowledge that they, too, will never ever choose flawlessly. That in fact by the end of Round 2 their bracket will look like a gut-shot cowboy stranded in a parched desert, surrounded by slavering buzzards.
So despite the Buffet’s stinginess, despite my utter lack of first-hand expertise on the subject, and most assuredly despite the catcalls and other trolling this post may provoke, herewith follow my 2015 NCAA Bracket picks.