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    BracketCaster on ESPN

    Has anyone else messed around with bracket caster on ESPN. I just simulated the whole tournament and ended up with a Oklahoma, Gonzaga, Marquette, Drake final four. Drake beating Oklahoma in the championship. Seems about right.
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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    For me, it found Butler, USC, Miss. St., and Xavier in the Final Four, with Miss. St. beating Butler in the National Championship Game.



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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    First Try:

    Final Four

    Wisconsin over Indiana
    Michigan St over Western Kentucky

    Finals

    Michigan St over Wisconsin

    3 of 4 Final Four teams from Big Ten...

    It is pretty neat nevertheless.



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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    I just got a pretty boring one. Final four was Tennessee, Kansas, Memphis and UCLA. UCLA beat Tennessee for the title. But the winner of the play-in game made it all the way to the elite 8.



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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    I got American beating Tennessee first round - maybe the next 15 over 2 will happen....



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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum05 View Post
    I got American beating Tennessee first round - maybe the next 15 over 2 will happen....
    I got UT-Arlington over Memphis and to the Sweet 16.


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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    I got Louisville, Wisconsin, Marquette, and Xavier with Wisconsin beating Xavier for the championship. Can't say that I would complain about that.


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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    Kansas over American and Purdue over Miami

    Purdue over Kansas

    Also - Mississippi Val. over UCLA - first ever win for a 16 seed!



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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    Far be it from me to question the validity of this well-honed simulator, but I will not have a Final Four of Memphis, Tennessee, Davidson and Drake on my bracket.



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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    I ended up with Kansas over Oklahoma and UCLA over Cornell, with Kansas beating UCLA in the championship. It had Texas-Arlington upsetting Memphis in the first round.



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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    I did it quite a few times earlier today and never had anything unusual. Now I just did it again and the winner of the play-in game beat NC while Miss. Valley St. made the Final 4 where they lost to Stanford. The finals was Oklahoma over Stanford.



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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    Louisville over Kansas
    Mich. St. over Xavier

    Louisville over Mich. St.



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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    My Noteable Upsets from this:

    Boise State takes out Louisville, St. Joes, Tennessee and North Carolina to advance to the Final Four.

    UMBC Beats Georgetown, meaning we never hear about Hampton again after this year.

    USC advances to the Final Four.

    Texas beats Memphis to advance to the Final Four.

    Western Kentucky Upsets Drake, while San Diego upsets UConn.

    USC upsets Texas 67-62 in the National Title Game!


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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by every_yard View Post
    I did it quite a few times earlier today and never had anything unusual. Now I just did it again and the winner of the play-in game beat NC while Miss. Valley St. made the Final 4 where they lost to Stanford. The finals was Oklahoma over Stanford.
    I just realized what I was doing. If you click on the game instead of clicking on the "simulate round" button, the team you click on will win the game. So...if anyone else is getting some weird results, you have to click simulate round in order to get an actual simulation rather than a selected result.



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    Re: BracketCaster on ESPN

    All four 3 seeds made it for me. in the sweet sixteen game the 1 and 2 seeds all got beat. Stanford the champion



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