After 50 games of the 2019 NCAA tournament, the streak is over. There aren’t any brackets that are more ideal.
The briefly famous”centre road” bracket, which had accurately predicted the very first 49 games of March Madness, suffered its first loss in the second match of the Sweet 16 if 3-seed Purdue conquer 2-seed Tennessee in overtime.
The bracket was entered within our Capital One NCAA March Madness Bracket Challenge game by 40-year-old neuropsychologist Gregg Nigl, who wasn’t even aware of the record-breaking series until NCAA.com called him Monday, following the next round of the championship.
Have a look at our interview with Nigl here.
Before this past year, the longest we had ever seen a mount go unblemished was 39 straight games, which occurred in 2017 (we describe why we are so sure of the number below). Nigl’s”centre road” bracket shattered this record.
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