Millions of prognosticators will test their basketball knowledge when the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament match-ups are announced Sunday.
How do you pick a winning March Madness bracket?View Results
How do you pick a winning March Madness bracket?
Flip a coin for each game4%
In depth research on each team and vast knowledge of college basketball37%
Go by the "chalk" and pick the favorite in each game10%
Pick winners by best uniform4%
Pick winners by best mascot2%
Guess and pray43%
The annual challenge to pick the game-by-game winners and an eventual national champion will be played out over two weeks in college dorms, local taverns, job sites and office pools where bragging rights for the overall winner can be as coveted as the prize money.
Locally, Iona College earned a spot in the 68-team field by winning the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament on Monday and is awaiting its opening-round opponent.
The NCAA Tournament Committee will announce the field Sunday evening. The tournament begins with Tuesday's out bracket games and ends with a champion on April 9.