Long before the end of the first round, all of the brackets were broken in the CBS Sports Bracket Challenge. After only one bow in the Sagittarius Challenge survived the first day, the lone survivor was no longer ideal after the No. 5 seed Colorado 96-73 win over No. 12 seed George Town In the regional East. With th Again for the first time since 2019 – after being canceled due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in the US last spring – March is sure to have brought the usual craze in parentheses.
The first big domino to topple came in the southern region as the 15th seed Oral Roberts Annoyance number 2 seeds Ohio State 75-72 in absolute shock on Friday. Just how big is the shock? Among the users on the CBS Sports Bracket Challenge, 97% were ahead of the Buckeyes past the Golden Eagles in the first round, and with good reason – it’s only the ninth time, since the field expanded to 64 teams in 1985. That No. 15 seed broke the No. 2 seed. To make matters worse for some of these OSU supporters, 4% of all Bracket Challenge players have Buckeyes beat everything.
After that, the number of perfect arcs was very low and that number continued to decrease for the rest of the day with more turbulence. No. 12 seeds Oregon No. 5 won the seeds Tennessee11 seeds Syracuse Handling seed number 6 San Diego State The Midwest Regional Seed No. 13 North Texas Eliminate No. 4 seeds Bordeaux In the southern region.
March Madness is truly back, and the ups and downs of this year’s NCAA Championships are sure to continue.