The 2015 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament will involve 68 teams playing in a single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball. The 77th edition of the tournament is scheduled to begin on March 17, 2015, and will conclude with the championship game on April 6 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Updated: April 7, 2015, 8:31 AM PT

Edward Riddle wins, Brekke 3rd; who is STEE0201?

Martin SchumacherEdward Riddle (Kennesaw, GA) translated Duke's NCAA Championship into the 2015 Big Dance title

Eric Brekke (Edina, MN) finished in 2nd place.

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More to come.

 

Updated: March 29, 2015, 6:16 PM PT

Marty The Party leading, Borth lurking; Mrs. Porkchop not leading

Martin SchumacherKentucky won. Truth, justice, and the American way lost. That puts Martin Schumacher (Hanover, MN) atop the Big Dance board. Dave Borth (Overland Park, KS) checks into 2nd place, but is the top point man with Wisconsin as his champion. Jeff Crist (Chicago, IL) sits in 3rd place heading into the Final Four.

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Through the Sweet 16, the leaderboard looks like this:

RANK BRACKET, OWNER R64 R32 S16 E8 F4 NCG CHAMPION PPR TOTAL PCT
1 260 220 280 240 0 0 Kentucky 640 1000 99.1
2 250 240 240 240 0 0 Wisconsin 640 970 98.2
3 220 180 240 320 0 0 Kentucky 640 960 97.8
4 210 220 280 240 0 0 Kentucky 640 950 97.3
5 240 220 240 240 0 0 Wisconsin 640 940 96.6
6 250 180 240 240 0 0 Kentucky 640 910 93.6
7* 240 180 240 240 0 0 Duke 640 900 92.2
7* 240 220 280 160 0 0 Kentucky 640 900 92.2
7* 260 200 200 240 0 0 Kentucky 480 900 92.2


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Updated: March 22, 2015, 8:58 PM PT

Party on, Garth. Party on, Tom Willis.

After some first weekend bracket busting, it's a pair of partiers from the Sunshine State - Barry "Tom WIllis" Lammersen (Scottsdale, AZ) and Garth Stenehjem (Phoenix, AZ) - atop the Big Dance leaderboard.

The top of the leaderboard looks like this:

RANK BRACKET, OWNER R64 R32 S16 E8 F4 NCG CHAMPION PPR TOTAL PCT
1* 260 260 0 0 0 0 Arizona 960 520 99.9
1* 260 260 0 0 0 0 Kentucky 840 520 99.9
3* 250 240 0 0 0 0 Wisconsin 1240 490 98.6
3* 250 240 0 0 0 0 Duke 1120 490 98.6
5* 260 220 0 0 0 0 Kentucky 1280 480 97.2
5* 260 220 0 0 0 0 UNC 1240 480 97.2
5* 280 200 0 0 0 0 Arizona 1080 480 97.2
8* 250 220 0 0 0 0 Arizona 1200 470 94.8
8* 230 240 0 0 0 0 Kentucky 1160 470 94.8
8* 210 260 0 0 0 0 Kentucky 1000 470 94.8
8* 230 240 0 0 0 0 Kentucky 1000 470 94.8
8* 250 220 0 0 0 0 Arizona 960 470 94.8
8* 230 240 0 0 0 0 Virginia 560 470 94.8


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Updated: March 15, 2015, 2:58 PM PT

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