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First, thank you ESPN.com for the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket.
As the Celtics Editor, I can by default claim to be the one with the most basketball knowledge around. As a result, I’m laying down a challenge. My bracket will be better than your bracket. That is, I am willing to guarantee that I will pick more games correctly than you.
What does that mean? In the first round, it’s no problem. Assuming I’m not perfect, the second round could have different teams there. So, we will count one point for every team picked correctly. For example, I have Georgetown going all the way to the Final Four. Thus, if they actually do that, I’ll earn one point for the first round, one point for the second, one point for winning in the Sweet 16, and one point for winning in the Elite 8 for a total of 4 points.
If you want to challenge my bracket (this includes readers, players, coaches, and the Sports of Boston crew), then send your picks to kcATsportsofbostonDOTcom. I am placing my Ray Allen Guarantee on my bracket. No, I’m not predicting a perfect bracket, but I’m predicting that no one (that enters this competition) will pick more games correctly than me.
I will be revealing my bracket on Thursday morning. Revealing it now would not be fair, as you could just copy my picks and choose one different game to break my guarantee. I’ll accept challenges up until the early hours of Thursday morning. I suggest if you want to compete, send it in before that time.