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Saturday, March 26, 2011
Tournament Challenge update: Five-way tie

By staff

Much to the surprise of most of us, Butler is back in the Final Four. Only 0.6 percent of the 5.9 million Tournament Challenge brackets (36,732) had confidence the Bulldogs could pull it off. Last year, 1.6 percent of the 4.8 million brackets picked Butler to reach the Final Four as a 5-seed.

Far more users (23.1 percent) picked Connecticut to reach the Final Four, the highest mark of any 3-seed. However, just 7,365 brackets (0.12%) got both games correct Saturday.

Looking ahead to Sunday, just 1,067 brackets have a chance of getting all Final Four teams correct, although there will be at least two brackets to hit all Final Four teams.

There's currently a five-way tie atop the leaderboard at 910 points. The co-leaders can be viewed here, here, here, here and here, even though that final entry actually missed Butler reaching the Final Four. That person actually has a chance at winning the entire contest without getting all Final Four teams correct.

Southeast Region
West Region
Sunday's games

North Carolina-Kentucky
Potential Final Four fields and number of brackets picking each scenario:
Picks for national champion still in play:
Title-game possibilities and number of brackets picking each scenario:
President Barack Obama's bracket:
Notable Brackets: