Ricky Rubio says his March Madness bracket is perfect after 1st day


This would be kind of an impressive feat for Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio.

After one day of March Madness college basketball action, Rubio tweeted he had a "perfect bracket so far."

There were 16 games Thursday, the most significant upsets being #12 Little Rock over #5 Purdue, #11 Gonzaga over #6 Seton Hall, and #12 Yale over #5 Baylor. (There were a few 9-seeds topping 8-seeds too).

Met with skepticism, a few minutes later Rubio sent out a photo of the bracket.


Update: The Timberwolves PR team shared this nugget on Twitter:


Update 2: And Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune notes the fairy tale has ended.


If he's telling the truth, Rubio – who did not play college basketball of course – is in rare company.

The Washington Post says only about 0.1 percent of all brackets on ESPN.com and Yahoo.com picked the opening day of the tournament correctly.

That's 14,525 perfect brackets – out of the 13 million that have been filled out, ESPN's Darren Rovell tweeted.


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