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NCAA (For Real This Time): Join The TN Bracket Group!

Submitted by on March 13, 2017 – 7:19 PM6 Comments


After years of food/culture brackets, why don’t we do a real one?

Now that I root for the Tar Heels thanks to marrying into that faith, and since Princeton survived the first annual pointless Ivy tourney (when they already had a perfect record in league play, like, it’s hard enough to care as it is, guys; quit raising the barrier), I actually kind of care about March Madness now?

Also, I had to watch Duke beat UNC live the other night and this is a coping mechanism. Anyway, if you’d like to join the TN league, the link is right here, and the comments will be available for all your venting needs. I hope you’ll join us; I set the parameters so you can make two slates (I did a real one and an “In Praise Of Old Nassau-haw-haw-haw-haw That Is Nehhhhver Happening” one).

“But I…rootforDukedon’thitme.” It’s fine. Best of luck to y’all and I agree that Kennard should probably have won POY over my man Jackson. But that spirited and convincing defense of Grayson Allen is going to have to stand outside for a few more weeks because my manners got their limits.

Coolest hair in the tourney? Sweetest hook? Dumbest Final Four pick? (That’s me.) Discuss!




  • Kari says:

    I always fill out a bracket based on what would happen if the mascots actually fought. I come in last but make myself laugh. (GO HEELS.)

  • Meg says:

    I pick according to coach-handsomeness, which puts Villanova at the top every time.

  • Sarah D. Bunting says:

    Virginia’s “Different” Tony Bennett is also handy for this purpose, IMO.

  • Lisa says:

    Hello hi Duke fan here (insert laughing Mumbly gif)!

    Now that Brad Stevens and my boyfriend Fred Hoiberg have crossed to the dark side, Tony Bennett is #1 with a bullet in your Hot Coaches Chart, followed closely by Jay “God I love a Philly accent” Wright. I also see you, Mike White of Florida.

  • Sarah D. Bunting says:

    AAAAAAAH #WiscvsNova

  • Meg says:

    My bracket!!

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