VC March Madness:

Thanks to everyone who participated in the VC March Madness pool this year. And a special thanks to all who are willing to ignore my terrible performance.

Eyeballing the situation for this weekend, it looks like this (I haven't run all the permutations, so I may have missed something--please correct me if there is a sleeper I've missed):

If UNC wins, it looks like Dan Huitink will be the winner. A lot of people chose UNC to win it all but he has a slight edge at this point. There may be someone further back in the pack in the standings in group of those who picked UNC to win who picked either UConn or Michigan State to lose to UNC in the finals. If so, it may be that one of them could over take Huitink.

If UConn wins and plays Villanova in the finals, it looks like David Neidert probably wins. If UConn wins and plays UNC in the finals then Grant Turner will take the prize (he picked three of the final four correctly).

If Villanova wins that would be an outright victory for Brian McLeish--the only entrant to choose Villanova to go all the way.

And if Michigan State takes the crown, Graham Simms would be the victor (one of two entrants to pick MSU to go all the way).

Good luck to all this weekend.

wt (www):
what's the prize for tying for fourth?
4.3.2009 12:18pm
Spartan (mail):
Go State!
4.3.2009 1:01pm
Play Ball:
Actually, if UConn beats Villanova in the final, it looks like three players will be tied at 281. If it comes down to the tie breaker, Neidert may be out of luck since he guessed that the total score would be 4.
4.3.2009 2:55pm
Greg Q (mail) (www):
Next year do it on Yahoo. They have a Scenario Generator. So rather than doing that by hand, you could just select each possible outcome, and it would give you the results.
4.3.2009 2:55pm
Linus (mail):
Holy crap, I'm third! How did that happen? Alas, no chance of victory, as I picked Memphis. I'll just have to spring for that Justice Kennedy bobblehead.
4.6.2009 1:16am

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