Obama released his March Madness brackets and Final Four picks


Barack Obama may not be president anymore, but his March Madness picks are still a highly anticipated annual event among sports fans.

On the men's side, it's Michigan State that he's riding with to win the national championship, as he has Sparty taking down Villanova and then Virginia in his Final Four.

Obama released his March Madness brackets and Final Four picks
Obama released his March Madness brackets and Final Four picks

Obama has Michigan State winning the men's title and - no surprises - UConn winning the women's championship. But even one win for the Aggies would be a big deal.

The picks were posted Wednesday on the Obama Foundation's website. In his women's bracket, the Final Four includes UConn, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville.

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After correctly picking North Carolina to win in all past year, Obama has tabbed the Spartans to triumph over top overall seed Virginia in the tournament's final.

The former leader of the free world was for the most part feeling chalky this year, as he picked two 1-seeds - Virginia and Villanova - plus North Carolina, a 2-seed, to make the Final Four. An ESPN spokesperson said in a statement at the time: "We expressed our interest to the White House in continuing the presidential bracket".

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