From ESPN –
President Obama Fills Out Men’s & Women’s Brackets in ESPN Exclusive
Features to Debut on SportsCenter: Men’s on Wednesday, March 13, and Women’s on Friday, March 16; Both Brackets Available on ESPN.com
President Obama’s Final Four Selections:
Men’s: Kentucky, Ohio State, Missouri and North Carolina
Women’s: Baylor, St. John’s, UConn and Notre Dame
President Barack Obama filled out his bracket predictions for the 2012 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments today exclusively with ESPN.com senior writer Andy Katz (men’s) and ESPN basketball analyst Doris Burke (women’s). Segments from the interview will begin running on tonight’s 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. ET SportsCenters as well as Wednesday’s Good Morning America with the debut of his complete men’s and women’s brackets on the 9 a.m. SportsCenter Wednesday, March 14, and Friday, March 16, respectively. Both interviews will also be available on ESPN.com and ESPN Mobile platforms, and on subsequent editions of SportsCenter and various ESPN platforms, following the debuts.
The President is predicting a Men’s Final Four of Kentucky, Ohio State, Missouri and North Carolina, and a Women’s Final Four of Baylor, St. John’s, UConn and Notre Dame. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3 and ESPN FULL COURT will present all 63 games from the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship for the 10th consecutive year from March 17-April 3.
This marks the fourth straight year in which President Obama has completed a men’s bracket exclusively with ESPN and the third he has publicly provided his bracket for the women’s tournament. Katz and Burke, who have attended all respective sessions provided insights about today’s White House visit to ESPNFrontRow.com in an interview that will be posted later today.
President Obama’s men’s and women’s brackets will be posted on ESPN.com shortly after each is unveiled on SportsCenter and will appear alongside those from the millions of fans expected to play in ESPN.com’s ESPN Men’s Tournament Challenge presented by State Farm and Infiniti USA and ESPN Women’s Tournament Challenge.