Get ready, sports fans, because March Madness is in full effect! The NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament officially kicks off on March 16, and here’s your chance to prove how much of a baller you really are. Vote on the squads you think will win their Round 1 matches!
Half of the Round 1 games in the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will take place on March 16, and March Madness kicks off with some major matches. The Gonzaga Bulldogs, one of the teams favored to win this whole thing, play the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. The Arizona Wildcats take on the North Dakota Fighting Hawks while the reigning champs, Villanova Wildcats, will meet the Mount St. Mary Mountaineers.
With so many games going on, it’s hard not to come down with March Madness and HollywoodLife.com is no exception! It’s time for sports fans to make their picks and choose the winners of these Round 1 games. So, go on – pick who you think will survive the battle of Florida, as the Florida State Seminoles square off with the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles. Pick your fave in the match between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Wisconsin Badgers.
— HollywoodLife (@HollywoodLife) March 16, 2017
Whatever you do and whomever you pick, come back to Hollywoodlife.com to see the results. Will you outsmart everyone and pick the correct choice? Be a bracket baller, a shot caller, and a make your pick!
Princeton Tigers Vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
UNC Wilmington Seahawks Vs. Virginia Cavaliers
Winthrop Eagles Vs. Butler Bulldogs
South Dakota State Jackrabbits Vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs
Bucknell Bison Vs. West Virginia Mountaineers
East Tennessee State Buccaneers Vs. Florida Gators
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers
Vanderbilt Commodores Vs. Northwestern Wildcats
Xavier Musketeers Vs. Maryland Terrapins
Mount Saint Mary’s Mountaineers Vs. Villanova Wildcats
VCU Rams Vs. Saint Mary’s Gaels
Vermont Catamounts Vs. Perdue Boilermakers
Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles Vs. Florida State Seminoles
Virginia Tech Hokies Vs. Wisconsin Badgers
North Dakota Fighting Hawks Vs. Arizona Wildcats
Nevada Wolf Pack Vs. Iowa State Cyclones
In the “First Four” games of the NCAA Tournament (when lower-tier conference champs played for a chance to get a No. 16 seed) HollywoodLife.com readers overwhelmingly picked Kansas State over Wake Forest. They vote between Providence and USC was more competitive, with 59% of the vote going to the winning Trojans. 72% of the votes went to North Carolina Central over UC Davis, meaning only 28% of the voters predicted the winners!
Don’t forget to vote, HollywoodLifers. Which teams do you want to make it to the Final Four? Who do you think will win this year’s tournament?