• First Image

    2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

    AT&T Stadium | Arlington, Texas

    The 2014 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament begins on March 18, 2014, and will conclude with the championship game on April 7 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

  • First Image

    March 28, 1977 — Al McGuire

    The Omni | Atlanta, Georgia

    Al McGuire’s Marquette Warriors needed a last-second shot off a full-court pass to get by UNC Charlotte in the Final Four before upending Dean Smith’s Tar Heels in the final. McGuire retired after the game.

  • First Image

    March 26, 1973 — Bill Walton

    St. Louis Arena | St. Louis, Missouri

    Bill Walton went 21-of-22 from the field, pulled down 13 rebounds, and scored 44 points in UCLA’s 87-66 victory over Memphis, giving the Bruins their 7th consecutive title.

  • First Image

    March 26, 1979 — Magic Johnson vs. Larry Bird

    Special Events Center | Salt Lake City, Utah

    Michigan State's Earvin "Magic" Johnson led the Spartans to a 75-64 victory in the final game over Indiana State and Larry Bird. NBA basketball would change for the better the very next season.

  • First Image

    April 1, 1985 — Villanova Wildcats

    Rupp Arena | Lexington, Kentucky

    No. 8 seed Villanova pulled the monumental upset, beating the Georgetown Hoyas 66-64. The Wildcats' shooting in the game (22-of-28, 78 percent from the field) remains a championship game record.

  • First Image

    April 4, 1983 — Lorenzo Charles

    The Pit | Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Tied 52-52, N.C. State – a No. 6 seed, playing powerhouse Houston with two future NBA stars in Akeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler – had a chance to pull off a huge upset, but Dereck Wittenburg was scrambling after a pass Drexler knocked away. With 3 seconds remaining and from 30 feet out, Wittenburg launched a shot that fell about a foot short. Cue teammate Lorenzo Charles, who caught the ball and dunked it in one motion, just before time expired.

  • First Image

    March 29, 1982 — Michael Jordan

    Louisiana Superdome | New Orleans, Louisiana

    Trailing by one, freshman sensation Michael Jordan knocked down a jumper from the left wing with 17 seconds left to give the Tar Heels a 63-62 victory over Georgetown.

  • First Image

    March 30, 1987 — Keith Smart

    Louisiana Superdome | New Orleans, Louisiana

    Keith Smart scored 12 of Indiana’s final 15 points, including a 16-foot jumper from the left side in the final seconds that capped a 74-73 win over Syracuse.

  • First Image

    March 19, 1981 — Danny Ainge

    The Omni | Atlanta, Georgia

    In the East Regional semifinals against Notre Dame, BYU's Danny Ainge took an in-bounds pass, dribbled behind his back between two defenders and streaked baseline-to-baseline to drop in a finger-roll lay-up with two seconds remaining. BYU won 50-49.

  • First Image

    March 23, 1974 — North Carolina State

    Greensboro Coliseum | Greensboro, North Carolina

    North Carolina State, behind AP player of the year David Thompson, officially ended the UCLA Bruins’ run of 7 straight championships with an 80-77 overtime win. The Wolfpack claimed the title with a win over Marquette two days later.



UConn won. Jeff Sand sizzles. Who is Beth7254?



Kentucky. Utterly unlikable. UConn. Less hateable. So it could have been worse.

Jeff Sand

Jeff Sand (Wagner, SD) took home the big Big Dance prize, improving on his 2006 third place finish.

Beth Dutto (Kennesaw, GA) finished second.

Dustin Deutsch (Minot, ND) grabbed third.

RANK BRACKET, OWNER R64 R32 S16 E8 F4 NCG CHAMPION TOTAL PCT
1 250 260 200 160 0 0 Iowa State 870 98.7
2 240 200 160 160 0 0 Florida 760 93.9
3 230 200 160 160 0 0 Louisville 750 92.7


See full final leaderboard.

 


2014 Final Four: Florida . . . and three teams nobody picked



RANK BRACKET, OWNER R64 R32 S16 E8 F4 NCG CHAMPION PPR TOTAL PCT
1 250 260 200 160 0 0 Iowa State 0 870 99.8
2 240 200 160 160 0 0 Florida 480 760 95.2
3 230 200 160 160 0 0 Louisville 160 750 94.0
4* 220 200 160 160 0 0 Florida 480 740 92.6
4* 260 160 160 160 0 0 Wichita State 160 740 92.6
6* 210 240 200 80 0 0 Florida 480 730 91.0
6* 230 220 200 80 0 0 Michigan St 0 730 91.0
8* 220 180 160 160 0 0 Florida 480 720 89.1
8* 220 140 200 160 0 0 Michigan St 160 720 89.1
8* 220 180 160 160 0 0 Michigan St 0 720 89.1
8* 240 160 160 160 0 0 Michigan St 0 720 89.1


See full leaderboard.


Duke. Hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. OMG. LOL.



Remember that one time? When Duke got humiliated in the first round? No, not that time. This other time. That was a good one.

 

RANK BRACKET, OWNER R64 R32 S16 E8 F4 NCG CHAMPION PPR TOTAL PCT
1 250 260 0 0 0 0 Iowa State 960 510 99.8
2* 240 240 0 0 0 0 Michigan St 1200 480 98.3
2* 260 220 0 0 0 0 Florida 1160 480 98.3
4* 250 220 0 0 0 0 Michigan St 1200 470 96.6
4* 270 200 0 0 0 0 Kansas 680 470 96.6
6* 240 220 0 0 0 0 Florida 1200 460 93.8
6* 280 180 0 0 0 0 Florida 1120 460 93.8
6* 260 200 0 0 0 0 Kansas 520 460 93.8
9* 230 220 0 0 0 0 Michigan St 1240 450 89.6
9* 210 240 0 0 0 0 Florida 1240 450 89.6
9* 250 200 0 0 0 0 Michigan St 1240 450 89.6
9* 250 200 0 0 0 0 Florida 1200 450 89.6
9* 250 200 0 0 0 0 Michigan 1200 450 89.6
9* 250 200 0 0 0 0 Florida 1160 450 89.6
9* 250 200 0 0 0 0 Michigan St 1160 450 89.6
9* 270 180 0 0 0 0 Florida 1040 450 89.6
9* 250 200 0 0 0 0 Arizona 840 450 89.6


See full leaderboard.


Game on



It's time.

How to enter

1. Create bracket (due Thurs 11 am central)

 

graphteam

On the ESPN Men's Tournament Challenge:

link: ESPN Tournament Challenge
group name: Big Dance 14
password: mcguire

 

One bracket per person.


2. $10

 
team

team

 

 

Nick Ravn
5340 D Street
Sacramento, CA 95819