Computer model says UNC will win tournament

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CNN.com - March 18, 2009
Here's a hot tip: The University of North Carolina is going to win the NCAA men's basketball tournament. At least that's the prediction of Joel Sokol, a Georgia Tech professor whose statistical model correctly selected the Final Four, championship game and winner of last year's tournament. Be glad he's not in your office's betting pool. Finding some kind of rationality in March Madness, which starts in earnest Thursday, has been an American pastime for decades. Tournament brackets are everywhere, and from sports TV to the dinner table, everyone seems to have predictions about which team will claim the top spot, and why...Read more>>>>

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  • Created On: Mar 17, 2009 - 8:00pm
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