Barack Obama thinks the Big Ten's national championship drought is about to come to an end.
Former President Barack Obama has picked his NCAA Tournament brackets, and he has picked No. 12 seed New Mexico State to knock off No. 5 seed Clemson on Friday in San Diego. Even with Donald Trump now in the oval office, the 44th President has continued to unveil his bracket to the world.
His Final Four consists of #1 Virginia vs #2 North Carolina and #1 Villanova against #3 Michigan State, with the NCAA title game pitting the Virginia Cavaliers against Tom Izzo's Michigan State Spartans.
As far as the current U.S. President is concerned, ESPN reports that he will not be filling out a bracket this year.
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He's picked some upsets in there as well with Loyola-Chicago (11) over Miami (6) in addition to Texas (10) over Nevada (7).
Obama has Kentucky's other tournament team, Murray State, losing the first round to West Virginia. Like a year ago, Obama has the Huskies - who enter the tournament with a flawless 32-0 record once again - winning it all, even after MSU (32-1) pulled off the upset last fall. Last year, he selected North Carolina to beat Duke in the men's tournament.
Joining UConn and Mississippi State in the Final Four in Obama's bracket are Notre Dame (29-3) and Louisville (32-2).