Chances of A Perfect March NCAA Hoops Bracket? One In 9 Quintillion!
Is that even a number? Apparently according to the NCAA, it is.
Janie Harris, writing at the official collegiate website NCAA.com, did a story a few days ago about how hard it is to pick a perfect men's NCAA Hoops bracket, the Madness of March.
According to Harris, a DePaul Univesity math professor named Jeffrey Bergen has been crunching numbers for years over the chance of picking all the games correctly.
To keep your from slumping over with drool coming out of your mouth, we won't show you the actual number he wrote down for your chances, but it is 1 in 9 quintillion. That number has 8 MORE number places than a billion, which looks like this: 1,000,000,000.
BUT before you get discouraged, remember our Million Dollar Bracket Challenge does offer prices if you get most of them right, and if you're the contestant with the best overall bracket in our challenge, you win the 55 inch TV from Uncle Sams Saloon. And entering the contest is free, it won't cost you a quintillion dollars.
But you need to get registered by Sunday, that's when the brackets are announced and you pick who you think is going to win.