Three Review-Journal sports department members and three professional handicappers have been given $2,000 fantasy bankrolls to bet during the NCAA Tournament — two picks per day of either sides, totals or one of each. Below are their bets for today, with a brief explanation as to their picks:
Not every NCAA Tournament game is a classic. Some are instant duds, such as Florida State’s destruction of Notre Dame. Ben Hansbrough and the Irish fizzled and went down without much of a fight Sunday night.
Frank Mercadante Jr. likes to wager on college football; it doesn’t really matter who is playing. He’ll bet $20 or $30 on a regular-season game, sometimes he’ll place $50 on the outcome of Bowl Championship Series bowl game.