Obama reveals Final Four bracket picks
By: Tal Kopan
March 19, 2014 06:12 AM EDT
As America settles in for another round of March Madness, its basketball fan in chief is releasing his bracket for the NCAA College Basketball Championships.
President Barack Obama’s Final Four picks for the men’s and women’s tournaments were revealed Tuesday night, with the full bracket set to be revealed at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, according to ESPN. Obama chose No. 1 seeds Arizona and Florida, No. 4 seeds Louisville and Michigan State to make it to the men’s Final Four.
“I know these are not imaginative picks, but I think they’re the right ones,” Obama explained as he penned his picks into a white board in an interview excerpt that aired on ESPN.
A noted basketball fan, Obama has made releasing his bracket an annual tradition. Last year, his picks were in the 74th percentile, according to ESPN.