Update, April 7:
Congratulations to the Provost & Point Guard winners
After numerous upsets and overtimes, the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament concluded last night with Duke University winning their fifth National Championship.
Thank you to all who participated in our first Provosts & Point Guards bracket pool. Congratulations to:
- "Beth 2015" for the win;
- "Performance-based-bracket" for the most clever name; and
- "BobbyHurleyIsALegend" for the most school spirit.
If you're "Beth 2015," we'd like to get in touch with you! Please email EABDailyBriefing@eab.com with your contact information.
Update, March 27:
Don’t forget: an upcoming issue of the EAB Daily Briefing will feature participants with the most school spirit and the cleverest bracket names the Provosts & Point Guards pool.
There is still time to edit your entry's name! And be sure to check your standings after games this weekend.
Update, March 26:
Several readers predicted major upsets in the first two rounds of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. Heading into the Sweet Sixteen tonight, the Provost & Point Guards brackets that best survived are:
1. ColoradoAndrea 1
2. NC Double Yay
3. Agcompto8 1
4. 01Charles14366 1(tied)
4. ocoimin83 1 (tied)
Meanwhile, Dr. Hoops and Scottlrbacher trail by just 10.
This first game kicks off at 7:15 p.m. EDT this evening, so be sure to look in throughout the round to check your standings!
In an upcoming issue of the Daily Briefing, we'll feature participants with the most school spirit and the cleverest bracket names.
Are you the statistics nerd in the office? The basketball superfan? Just plain competitive?
Ahead of this week's tip-off for the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, we're trying something new: Launching a bracket pool for EAB Daily Briefing readers, using ESPN's free platform.
Join our pool
The pool's open to anyone, so challenge your friends and rivals, and EAB Daily Briefing staffers, too. We'll also be tweeting fun facts about participating schools and regular pool updates throughout the tournament at @EAB_Daily on Twitter.
The ultimate prize: Recognition in the EAB Daily Briefing.
We're planning to feature participants with the most accurate predictions, but also the ones with the most school spirit and the cleverest bracket names, too.
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