We are 48 games into the 2019 NCAA Tournament and the Sweet 16 is set. Incredibly, for the first time ever in March Madness history, there is one perfect bracket remaining after opening weekend. NCAA.com tracks millions of brackets and one named “Center Road” on the Bracket Challenge Game is 48-of-48.
The previous record for perfect picks lasted through the tournament’s opening 39 games.
“Center Road” stands alone from the tens of millions of bracket predictions that were placed on major platforms like the Bracket Challenge Game, ESPN, CBS, Yahoo, Fox, and Sports Illustrated.
The odds of having a perfect bracket into the Sweet 16? A stunning 1 in 281,474,976,710,656. Yes, that is 1 in 281.4 TRILLION.
Congrats, “Center Road.”
You can check out the Elite Eight predictions from “Center Road” below.
“Center Road” Elite Eight Predictions
|3/28 at 7:09 PM||(1) Gonzaga vs. (4) Florida State||Gonzaga|
|3/28 at 7:29 PM||(2) Tennessee vs. (3) Purdue||Tennessee|
|3/28 at 9:39 PM||(2) Michigan vs. (3) Texas Tech||Michigan|
|3/28 at 9:57 PM||(1) Virginia vs. (12) Oregon||Virginia|
|3/29 at 7:09 PM||(2) Michigan State vs. (3) LSU||Michigan State|
|3/29 at 7:29 PM||(1) UNC vs. (5) Auburn||UNC|
|3/29 at 9:39 PM||(1) Duke vs. (4) Virginia Tech||Duke|
|3/29 at 9:57 PM||(2) Kentucky vs. (3) Houston||Kentucky|
We’ll have to see if the unprecedented streak can continue when teams return to the court on Thursday, March 28.
2019 NCAA Tournament Schedule
|Sweet 16, Thursday, March 28|
|Florida State vs. Gonzaga||7:09 pm||CBS||Anaheim, CA|
|Purdue vs. Tennessee||7:29 pm||TBS||Louisville, KY|
|Texas Tech vs. Michigan||9:39 pm||CBS||Anaheim, CA|
|Oregon vs. Virginia||9:57 pm||TBS||Louisville, KY|
|Sweet 16, Friday, March 29|
|LSU vs. Michigan State||7:09 pm||CBS||Washington, D.C.|
|Auburn vs. North Carolina||7:29 pm||TBS||Kansas City, MO|
|Virginia Tech vs. Duke||9:39 pm||CBS||Washington, D.C.|
|Houston vs. Kentucky||9:57 pm||TBS||Kansas City, MO|
|Saturday, March 30|
|West Regional Final||6:00 pm or 8:30 pm||TBS||Anaheim, CA|
|South Regional Final||6:00 pm or 8:30 pm||TBS||Louisville, KY|
|Sunday, March 31|
|East Regional Final||2:00 pm or 4:55 pm||CBS||Washington, D.C.|
|Midwest Regional Final||2:00 pm or 4:55 pm||CBS||Kansas City, MO|
|Saturday, April 6|
|Final Four||6:00 pm||CBS||Minneapolis, MN|
|Final Four||8:30 pm||CBS||Minneapolis, MN|
|Monday, April 8|
|National Championship||9:00 pm||CBS||Minneapolis, MN|