Barack Obama Makes NCAA Tournament Bracket Picks, Likes Kansas to Win National Championship


One of the most well-known basketball fans in the United States is the president himself, Barack Obama. The leader of the free world even had a new basketball court built on the South Lawn in 2009 so that he could play a few pickup games while keeping up with his busy schedule. So it's not surprising that he continues to get in to March Madness.

The president took some time out of his schedule on Wednesday to fill out his NCAA men's tournament bracket at the White House, and his vote is now in.

Obama has Kansas edging out Ohio State in the April 4 championship game in Houston.

Perhaps a strong believer in seeds, a fan of playing it safe, or a non-believer in Cinderella stories, Obama has only top-five seeded teams making it to the Sweet Sixteen, with all four No. 1 seeds — Ohio State, Duke, Pittsburgh and Kansas — making it to the Final Four.  

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