There’s been a great disturbance in the force-of-brackets. As if millions were suddenly thrown in the trash.
Chances are: Your bracket’s probably worthless, or at least one-fourth worthless, now that the Wisconsin Badgers took down defending champion Villanova in the second round of the tournament.
Number-eight seed University of Wisconsin came out of nowhere to unseat the top dog 65-62.
College basketball fans gathered on Twitter Saturday to pay their respects for the fallen brackets.
Here lies Tim’s bracket 2017-2017
Tim Baysinger (@tim_bays) March 18, 2017
9: # of perfect brackets on ESPN, out of almost 19 million, after Wisconsin beat Villanova.
Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) March 18, 2017
There were a few soothsayers out there as well, a surprising number of them children:
I picked Villanova into the Final Four. My 5 year old picked Wisconsin to win the national championship. This is how March works.
Ryan Wood (@ByRyanWood) March 18, 2017
Meanwhile, on Non-Sports Twitter…