Total points will be accumulated in brackets for each correct team selected that advances in each round.
|Round 2||Round of 3||Sweet 16|
|1 Point||2 Points||3 Points|
|Elite 8||Final Four||Championship|
|5 Points||7 Points||10 Points|
Bonus points will be accumulated in brackets for each correct team selected that advances in each round by defeating a lower seed. Total bonus points round up and down to the nearest whole point.
.167 points per seed difference
9th seed beats 8th seed:
9 - 8 = 1 1 = .167 Points
13th seed beats 7th seed:
13 - 7 = 6 6 = 1 Point
16th seed beats 1st seed:
16 - 1 = 15 15 = 2.5 Points
Ties will be broken in order by the highest number of rounded bonus points followed by total number of correct picks. After total points it will work back towards the first round. The person who scored the most points in the championship round, if a tie then the final four round, if a tie then the elite 8 round, etc. If ties are still present, the closest to the total score for the final game will be used.