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Are you ready for some College Basketball?

Joel Sokol, Paul Kvam, and George Nemhauser have a ranking called LRMC (Logistic Regression/Markov Chain) for college basketball.  This weekend is when the NCAA selects teams for its championship.  You can check out the current rankings to see whether your favorite team deserves to be in the tournament.  And, once the bracket is published, LMRC provides a guideline for predicting who will win each game.  In the past, LRMC has done very well, but I am still going to go with Pittsburgh over UNC, despite the rankings.

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