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Simple Bracket for March Madness 2013

by Michael Alderete on 2/5/2013

The Simple Bracket Kickstarter project looks incredibly cool:

I’m a backer at the maximum level. If you’re a college basketball fan, it’s worth checking out. (And watch the video all the way to the end. ;-)

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2005 Tournament, round 1

by Michael Alderete on 3/19/2005

After the first round, it looks like I had some great picks. One of my ESPN Tournament Challenge entries (labelled “Whimsical”) is in the 100th percentile, just outside the top 10,000, of nearly 3 million entries.

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2005 Tournament predictions

by Michael Alderete on 3/17/2005 · 1 comment

Just so I post these before any results are in:

  • Illinois is overrated; I’ve picked them to go deep in the past, and always regretted it. Of course, they have a new coach this year, so maybe that’ll change. But I have Oklahoma St. in the Final Four.
  • Speaking of coaches that have let me down, I don’t have Kansas going very far.
  • On the other hand, I think this is Roy Williams’s year, and predict UNC to win it all.
  • If it isn’t North Carolina, it’ll be Connecticut.

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