Upset after upset after upset. That’s how the first week of March Madness was so far, with everyone’s brackets bleeding red with all the red marks. Even the girls’ brackets weren’t safe from the onslaught of upsets. But, upsets are nothing to be upset about! What’s great about upsets is how it really brings back the unpredictability of sports, and it shows even the most reliable sports data is prone to error. The same unpredictability reminds us why we love sports!
In this episode, the girls discuss the incredible first week of March Madness. They go over some of their picks and how their favorites fared, they analyze some of the reasons why the upsets happened, and reflect on how college sports can sometimes be more exciting compared to pros. They also describe some of the funniest tweets from athletes as well as their fans.
“Watching the best in the world do what they're best at is really exciting." – Whitney Melancon
Highlights of Today’s Episode:
What happened to Whitney's bracket?
The upsets so far were more than expected.
The teams from last year that made it to today's Sweet Sixteen.
Interesting breakout stars this season.
Funny tweets from athletes.
The confusion between Jordan Peele and Jordan Poole.
The biggest upset Whitney picked.
Their official Final Fours.
Lindsay’s MVP & LVP of the Week:
This week’s MVP award goes to – Tiger Woods is back playing golf again after so many years.
Whitney MVP & LVP of the Week:
This week’s MVP award goes to – March Madness because it’s exceeding expectations so far.
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