The Perfect Bracket

Is it possible to construct a perfect NCAA bracket? Jeff Bergen, mathematics professor at DePaul University, says, “It would be more likely for the next 16 World Series to be won by the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox than it would be to pick a perfect bracket by guessing.” Basketball knowledge increases the odds, but the odds of picking a perfect bracket would be approximately one in 128 billion. Nevertheless, March Madness is fun and you can still win your office pool even without a perfect bracket! For more of Professor Bergen’s commentary, click here.