Millions of brackets were entered into the Capital One Bracket Challenge Game this year, but after Villanova’s win in the title game, only one took home the crown.

That bracket would be Che 3. Take a look:

The bracket picked 51 of 63 games correctly, for a pick percentage of 80.95.

One thing jumps out right away from that picture —the bracket only got one game wrong in the entirety of the bottom half (the West and South regions). That game would be 7-seed Texas A&M’s 86-65 upset over 2-seed UNC.

However, like 99.88 percent of all BCG brackets, ‘Che 3’ did not predict Loyola’s magical run to the Final Four, making it the first since 2013 to win the BCG without predicting a perfect Final Four.

Here’s a breakdown of the winning bracket every year since 2011:










  FIRST ROUND SECOND ROUND SWEET

16
ELITE

EIGHT
FINAL

FOUR
CHAMP. TOTAL
2018 27 24 24 24 32 32 163
2017 28 26 24 32 32 32 174
2016 25 22 28 32 32 32 171
2015 25 30 28 32 32 32 179
2014 25 22 24 32 32 32 167
2013 22 24 28 24 32 32 162
2012 23 24 28 24 32 32 175
2011 25 20 20 16 32 32 145

View the entire Bracket Challenge Game leaderboard.

Daniel Wilco has worked at the AJC, Sports Illustrated, and SEC Country. His writing has also appeared on SI.com, Men’s Health, and The Cauldron.

The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the NCAA or its member institutions.

Share.

About Author

Turner South Syndicate  is proud to publish SportsBuzzSource.com TSS is a group of common interest people coming together in the sports news world. Sports news has always been an evolving hobby of ours. We take pride in researching the latest breaking news and presenting stories to readers as a quick reference. Sources are from multiple outlets scoured by our highly enthused team of researchers. Presenting a navigational friendly website, we are dedicated to exhibit the latest stories in sports. Also, for mobile news check out our app, Sports Buzz Source, on Google Play Store. ​ Lastest app releases are Remind List+ and YoCelsi on iTunes. Remind List+ -- Record all your list in one place and get notifications on home screen. Check it out... ​ YoCelsi - Minimalist Weather and Local Sorm Conditions Social Browser - 3D iBrowser with integrated social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc...)

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: