Barack-etology: Obama picks Gophers over UCLA

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The leader of the free world is on the Tubby Smith bandwagon.

For at least one game.

President Barack Obama picked Minnesota over UCLA in the second round of the upcoming NCAA basketball tournament, declaring: "Minnesota's been playing tough. I think Tubby Smith's team is going to do pretty well."

Obama did not pick the Gophers to make it to the Sweet 16, however.

His bracket is right here, and the YouTube video tracking his picks is right here:

And if that doesn't get your basketball-nerd-alert ringing, how about this one? It's the NCAA tournament explained in Star Wars terms. Givers. We're givers:

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