While the challenge is out there to beat President Obama's 2011 NCAA March Madness Bracket, the Denver Post has its own challenge: can you beat a trio of Denver sports stars and the governor? You can find the selections of the Rockies' Ian Stewart and Troy Tulowitzki, the Nuggets' Ty Lawson and Governor John Hickenlooper's right here.
Governor Hickenlooper is the lone entrant of the four to choose the Northern Colorado Bears upset over the San Diego St. Aztecs. I'm sure politics has nothing to do with that. . . .
Their Final Four picks all feature at least two No. 1 seeds, and they all pick a No. 1 seed to win it all. Ian Stewart is the only one to pick Duke, the others select Kansas. Lawson, who played his college ball for the North Carolina Tar Heels has them make the Final Four, but foresees a UConn-Kansas championship game.
As for my own Final Four, I have Syracuse-Connecticut and Kansas-Pittsburgh. UConn goes on to defeat Kansas in the title game.
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