NCAA Tournament Bracket Strategies: Which Rules to Follow

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Do you pick entirely based on the "eye test" or the name? Team colors? Mascots? Be honest. What strategies do you swear by when you're filling out your bracket?If you're reading this, chances are you will also be filling out a multitude of brackets for the various pools in which you participate. What are some of the rules by which you abide when you're picking teams? For example, most people always pick upsets in the 5/12 and 7/10 matchups. Do you try to pick a certain number of upsets in each of those seed lines?

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