Method To March: How I Select Teams For My Bracket {2 Cash Contests}

My Method to March does not include analyzing mascots or team colors. When I select teams for my bracket I use a much longer list. And with 2 different cash winning contests that are free to enter, it is time to get started on that list!

Method To March: How I Select Teams For My Bracket {2 Cash Contests}

The NCAA Tournament begins Thursday. And at this very moment there are fans all over the country marking up their bracket, second guessing every pick and making adjustments with the hope that this will be their year.

Method To March {2 Cash Contests Below}

The Method to March varies among those fans across the country. There will be fans who select teams based off of mascots and team colors. Others will toss darts and flip coins to make their selections. Then, of course, there will be those who will be faithful to their Alma Mater. 

Method To March: How I Select Teams For My Bracket {2 Cash Contests}

My analyzations begin in the fall at the start of the season. The closer we get to March the more my excitement builds in anticipation of the NCAA Tournament and the more I pay attention to the scores.

How I Select Teams For My Bracket

– watch Selection Sunday unfold
– print a hard copy of the bracket to write on
– spend 3  days listening to basketball analysts
– read sports news websites
– consider 5 vs 12 match-ups
– seek out the sleeper team(s)
consider upsets
– weigh the odds of taking a double digit seed past the Sweet 16
– struggle with the 8 vs 9 match-ups
fill in my bracket over time
second guess myself
change some of my picks
enter my selections into the online
Yahoo! Sports Bracket Pool 
take one last look at 9:45a PST on Thursday & swallow hard

Method To March: How I Select Teams For My Bracket {2 Cash Contests}

What is your Method to March?

Enter your bracket in the 2 cash contests below. Both are free to enter!

Method To March: How I Select Teams For My Bracket {2 Cash Contests}

(1) Enter the Yahoo Sports Tourney Pick’em Pool

$50k Best Bracket Challenge sponsored by Yahoo; see official rules for additional details.

Method To March: How I Select Teams For My Bracket {2 Cash Contests}

(2) Enter my #MethodToMarch Tourney Pool

Winner receives $25 PayPal Cash sponsored by Trish Sutton.

Yahoo makes it easy to copy the same bracket to any Yahoo  Sports Tourney Pick’em Pool so you can very easily use the same bracket for both! Enter before tip-off Thursday, March 17th, 2016. Good luck!!


About Trish

When this sleep deprived self proclaimed tea addict is not creating content for this here blog, Trish can most often be found at the Little League field or watching a football game. Trish is a passionate volunteer, contract accountant, avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys and will only eat Oreos in pairs. She has two boys born sixteen years apart and her favorite place in the world is by her husband's side - preferably in a football stadium, at Disneyland or in San Diego.

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