Making your own bracket is becoming more and more popular with not only college basketball fans but sports fans in general, everyone is giving it a shot. Creating your own bracket makes every game in the tournament a must watch because you predict every game and every result matters.
“Bracketology” also known as, the science of predicting the perfect bracket, has been a popular trend that has had a zero success rate. No one has ever predicted a perfect bracket since they began submitting brackets online or in the mail. This year they had over 70 million brackets entered and the odds of you submitting a perfect bracket is 1 in 2.4 trillion.
This year people have more confidence with predicting a perfect bracket because of the 31-0 Kentucky Wildcats. And this year you have slightly better odds of predicting a prefect bracket, it's a very very small difference but it is still slightly better than pervious years!
When it comes to March Madness season I always enjoy looking at you're likely hood of a perfect bracket and what is more probable to happen. Actually I have a list of things that are more probable to happen:
Dating a supermodel
Have your favorite team win the World Series seven years in a row
Being hit by an asteroid 35,000 times
Getting Struck by lightning
Being killed by a vending machine
Winning the lottery 4 times
So far this year after just two days of play less than 1% of brackets are correct. It looks as if this is another year with no perfect bracket and Warren Buffet won’t be giving anyone a billion dollars, a bet that he started a year ago. I guess the chance that there could potentially be a perfect bracket gives people enough hope that they will eventually get lucky, but it looks as if this year, even with all the “Bracketology” there will not be a perfect bracket once again.
Sports, Arts, and Entertainment Major
Student Advisory Board Member