Folks, the man who boasts the last perfect March Madness bracket has been identified! His name is Gregg Nigl, a 40-year-old neuropsychologist from Columbus, Ohio, and he recently appeared on Good Morning America and the Today Show to reveal the methods he went with that got him to this point. Check it out:
"Some cities I like better, some teams I like better, some coaches I like better. I do look at the rankings, too. It's a combination of things," said Nigl.
The other secret to his unprecedented success? Waiting until the absolute last minute to fill the bracket out.
"I was actually sick on Thursday, and I filled it out Thursday morning, right before the deadline, and I almost didn't do it," he continued. "I was lying in bed, I was sick, and I called into work. I almost went back to bed and didn't fill it out..."
What's the secret to having a the perfect NCAA bracket?— TODAY (@TODAYshow) March 26, 2019
Greg, a 40-year-old neuropsychologist, has perfect picks so far and says he got it by "watching a lot of Big 10 basketball...and a lot of luck." pic.twitter.com/IxqbiK3J3M
There you have it.
1. ALWAYS consider which city is cooler.
2. Decide which coach you fancy in a particular matchup
3. Skim over the rankings.
4. Wait until Thursday morning
6. Get EXTREMELY lucky.
Follow these steps, and this time next year, you might just be in Mr. Nigl's shoes.
Geez, it's really that easy?