Joe Lunardi is one of the most respected bracket experts in the country.
The ESPN analyst’s “Bracketology” breakdown becomes must-read commentary in the weeks before the NCAA Tournament. On Thursday, his latest perspective was revealed, with three of eight SEC teams slipping in his updated NCAA Tournament projection.
But when it comes to filling out a bracket come NCAA Tournament time, Lunardi says he’s just like the rest of us. He hopes for the best.
During an interview with WJOX 94.5 FM on Thursday, Lunardi was asked about his skills predicting the outcome of NCAA Tournament games. He gives an awesome answer that begins at about the 9:40 mark.
“Yes, I’m good at it. Yes, I do it. But I’m not better at it than you guys are,” Lunardi said in the radio appearance. “I’ve probably won more than I’ve lost. But I’ve also had some dreadfully unmemorable performances. One year, I lost to our cocker spaniel, who picked all the underdogs and teams with dog nicknames. So that was like a Gonzaga, UConn kind of year. He picks against cats. … Yes, I’ve had my moments, and I’ve also had some real head-scratchers.”
So refreshing, right?
Don’t feel intimidated when you sit down to scratch out NCAA Tournament picks in March. Even one of the nation’s best bracket minds has struggled to make sense of the madness.
Listen to Lunardi’s complete interview below:
— WJOX 94.5 FM (@WJOX945) February 15, 2018
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