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NCAA upsets crush perfect bracket hopes
Associated Press, by Doug Feinberg

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 3/21/2014 11:37:51 PM

The billion dollar dream is over. A second day of upsets ended any chance of someone having a perfect NCAA tournament bracket in Warren Buffet´s $1 billion challenge. It was a favorite that provided the first blemish on the final three people´s brackets in the Quicken Loans contest on the Yahoo Sports website. All three had ninth-seeded George Washington beating Memphis. The Tigers won 71-66. "If Warren Buffett wants to donate the (billion) to our university, we will take it and use it in good company," Memphis coach Josh Pastner said. "We´ll find a way." It only took 25 games

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross, 3/21/2014 11:56:09 PM     (No. 9779328)

Great publicity stunt, because idiots around the country actually thought they had a chance, even though the odds of winning were 1/2 to the 67th power. For math illiterates, that means statistically impossible in the extreme, a decimal point followed by 20 zeros and a 7.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: envirodude, 3/22/2014 8:25:10 AM     (No. 9779537)

#1 - In other words, about the same odds that the mainstream media will ever have a discouraging word about a democrat?

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