Despite not following NCAA basketball, I was lured into participating in a work bracket with the promise of prizes. So I did the lazy thing and took the President’s bracket and tweaked it with Nate Silver’s predictions.
At first, I my picks were on fire. I was tied for first with a coworker who I know spent way more time on his picks. I was all:
But then the Sweet Sixteen happened this weekend. Which knocked my winner (Arizona) out and only one of my picks advanced to the Final Four. Now I’m like:
It’s disappointing after getting off to such a strong start, but I actually understand why people get into it now. And, I’m actually looking forward to next year. So that’s something, right?