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

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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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