Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 2/14/13
Anyone who picks all #1 seeds in their March madness bracket this year needs to get their head checked. The Indiana Hoosiers stayed at #1 in the polls despite losing to the unranked Illinois Fighting Illini. Thus ended a stretch of five straight weeks in which the top ranked team went down. Now the #1 team in the country is just whoever hasn’t lost lately. And if these trends hold, your march madness bracket will be busted early; as will those held by most other college basketball fans. Remember this when you’re ready to bet on march madness, anything goes this year. Maybe this will be the year a #16 finally beats a #1? So who do you got to win it all? The Hoosiers and Michigan Wolverines could both be #1 seeds when the bracket is unveiled on Selection Sunday. But there’s a few more powerful teams from the Big Ten. The Minnesota Golden Gophers, like the Illini could beat anyone in the country on a given night, but also fall flat and yield a head-scratching loss. Michigan just got a...
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