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Dealbreaker NCAA Tournament Challenge Update: Best Entry Names Include 'When Wilburs Fly' And 'Crimea River'

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The above are two of our favorites to win for best name, but the evaluation is still ongoing. As for the less important contest – actually picking the games correctly - here’s a quick Sweet 16 update:

* The overall leader is Joe Mallen, whose second bracket is actually in third! Joe picked two identical Final Fours, with Florida winning in one and Michigan State winning in another.

* Speaking of Florida and Michigan State, 71 out of 235 entries have the Gators winning the title while 34 picked the Spartans. Louisville is the championship pick on 30 entries.

* “What Is Computer Worms” also has two entries in the top 10, but picking ousted Wichita State as his champion should bust one of them. Nine others lost their champion when Kentucky beat the Shockers. Other popular losing championship picks include Kansas (14), Syracuse (12), and Duke (8). Someone called “Duke Won” actually entered twice and DIDN’T pick Duke to win.

* “Lebron James Comma CFA” is only beating two other brackets, but at least those two still have their champions alive. Lebron is one of the 12 to pick Syracuse, and only picked 24 of the 48 games correctly these past four days. Not good for Lebron, who's in the driver's seat for last place.

* “Secretariat’s Picks” picked decently, but thinks a total of 10 points will be scored in the championship game. It’s safe to say that at the end of this tournament, Secretariat will no longer be undefeated.

Earlier: The Fourth Annual Dealbreaker NCAA Tournament Challenge Today


A Brief Update From Your Dealbreaker NCAA Tournament Challenge Manager

Some stats and a message about life from Pool Manager NakedShort: "We currently have two overall leader, with 50 points. Congrats to "Golden West" and "Mike Courtney," who had nice opening weekends." Some other top performer stats: 4 people are tied with 49 points 8 are at 48 (1 unlucky entrant picked Missouri to win) 7 are at 47 (Missouri and Duke each fucked one of you) 12 are at 46 (none of you picked any current losers!) "iluvmatt" is leading the 44s The remaining 800 or so are frankly are horrible and should stop watching basketball entirely. For those unlucky souls who had their winner lose this weekend, turn up the speakers and join us in a good cry.

An Update From Your Dealbreaker NCAA Tournament Challenge Manager

Some stats and a hidden camera video from Pool Manager NakedShort: "We've got a new leader this week: regrets to "Golden West" and "Mike Courtney," who were knocked out of the first place position and congrats to "Does This Marker Smell Funny," with 98 points. Some other top performer stats include one guy in second with 96 points, one guy in third with 95 points, and one lady ("bankr chick") in fourth with 93 points. "ABCDEF" ended the weekend with 92 points and a fifth place finish but will be ultimately fucked by North Carolina, who he chose to win it all. "ILuvMatt" is in a 17-way tie for 12th, while the real Matt is in 12th-to-last place. If you picked UNC or Syracuse for the title, I've got four words for you."