March Madness Starts Today!

Oh, it’s one of the best times of the year (along with the January Bowl Games, the College World Series and the big-boy World Series). For those of you who care, here are my picks (I have a few upsets in the first two rounds, but nothing super crazy this year):

Sweet 16:

Kansas vs Maryland, Georgetown vs Ohio State, Syracuse vs Butler, Pitt vs Kansas St, Kentucky vs Temple, Marquette vs West Virginia, Duke vs Texas A&M, and Baylor vs Villanova

Elite 8:

Kansas vs Ohio State, Syracuse vs Kansas State, Kentucky vs West Virginia, and Duke vs Baylor

Final 4:

Kansas, Syracuse, West Virginia and Duke


Kansas vs West Virginia



About Andrew Marin

Andrew Marin is President and Founder of The Marin Foundation ( He is the award winning author of two books and a DVD curriculum, and his new book Us Versus Us: The Untold Story of Religion & the LGBT Community, will release June 2016. Since 2010 Andrew has been asked by the United Nations to advise their various agencies on issues of bridging opposing worldviews, civic engagement, and Christian involvement in reconciliation. He is currently based St. Andrews, Scotland where he is researching and teaching at the University of St. Andrews, earning his PhD in Divinity. His research focuses on the theology and praxis of social reconciliation between victims and their perpetrators. Andrew is married to Brenda, and you can find him elsewhere on Twitter (@Andrew_Marin), Facebook (AndrewMarin01), and Instagram (@andrewmarin1).

  • allyc

    …love this, if only ’cause i’m a big time kansas fan. :-)

  • Warren Throckmorton

    My Ohio U Bobcats knocked off Georgetown. Go CATS!