By: Seth Gainey
March Madness starts March 14. March Madness is a basketball tournament of division one colleges that face each other to see who will be in the national championship. The final teams for the bracket will start March 12 at 5:30pm and end at 7:30pm. However fans are looking forward to the championship because of the prize money.
A player to watch is Lonzo Ball. Ball is 19 years old and he is a point guard for the UCLA Bruins. NBA basketball recruiters say he will be a top ten draft pick in the NBA draft. UCLA will be tough to beat in this year’s tournament because Ball is one of the best players in college.
“The team I’ll probably pick to win is SMU. They have a record of 30-4 and in my opinion the best team in college right now,” Sophomore Brandon Cochran stated.
One team to look out for is Vermont. Their record is 28 wins and 5 loses. They are on a 20 game win streak. Wichita State is another tough team to beat. Wichita State’s record is 30 wins and 4 losses. They have won 15 games in a row.
Spectators will be able to create a bracket on March 12. You can build a bracket online. If you predict the winners of all 63 march madness teams you will win one billion dollars courtesy of the Buffett and Quicken Loans. March Madness ends April 3.