You may select on your bracket to your 2019 NCAA men’s basketball tournament in a thousand different ways. You throw darts, can flip coins, select colors or, you know, do something a bit more scientific involving basketball data.
Nevertheless, the tried-and-true way of competing at a bracket pool is watching an inordinate amount of regular-season hoops then quickly scribbling down your selections as the field is declared.
That’s exactly what I did. I then spent several hours writing. And I have to say, a great deal of information is backing up the gut reactions.
So before the bracket breaks into a million pieces like it always does, spend these next few minutes educating yourself why it ought to really be three No. 1 seeds and a No. 2 seed in this year’s Final Four.