PSA: Your NCAA March Madness Rules are Garbage. Do This Instead.

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On the heels of last year’s fun and successful March Madness Bracket Challenge (“WHERE SKILL PREVAILS!”), we are happy to invite any and all to 2017’s version.  Feel free to read the post for this year’s rules, but bear in mind this year’s pool is limited to 250 entrants, so don’t wait:

Register here

As with most investing topics, our thinking on March Madness bracket rules continues to change.  Yes, we still think that traditional bracket rules are a dumpster fire, but our proposed resolution to this matter of international concern continues to evolve.

Part 1: Why Standard March Madness Rules are Garbage

All the way back in 2014 we identified the core issues endemic to traditional scoring rules…click to read more.