The NCAA basketball tournament is all set. You may fill out your brackets: 2013 NCAA Tournament Bracket – March Madness Tournament Brackets – ESPN. While a good part of America’s workplaces will be turned into gambling parlors, we will host a simpler pool: What two teams will play for the national championship, and which one will win?
I’ll go first: Gonzaga (this is a good year for Jesuits) and the University of Kansas (one of my alma maters). The Jayhawks, despite an up-and-down season, will win. (This is real life, not a Catholic movie.)Tiebreaker: What unexpected team will come out of nowhere and surprise everyone by making the Sweet Sixteen or even higher as happens nearly every year?