Celebrity Picks to Win the Final Four
Melissa Joan Hart
I'm going with Connecticut since I am trying to move there by the summer.
Obama took North Carolina so I'll go with them.
Michigan State will win because Sparty is the best mascot in the NCAA. Look at the other options; dogs, cats and people with dirty shoes!
Connecticut. Since I know nothing about nothing, I'm going with a guy that knows something. An experienced coach.
UNC wins it all. I'd say that even if they lost every game of the season. My blood runs Carolina blue.
North Carolina. I just think the combo of Ty Lawson and Tyler Hansbrough will just be too much down the stretch. But watch out for UConn.
I'm rooting heavily for Villanova and I believes the Wildcats will go all he way. Jay Wright is the best coach in the country and Villanova is a team without any major stars. Team basketball will win the tournament and Villanova will will be that team.
I really wanted Memphis to win! Since they have been eliminated I'm picking North Carolina because of Tyler Hansbrough, the great power forward. Love that he is motivated by the boos and enjoys being hated.
Michigan State all the way! I'm from Flint, Michigan, so that explains that.
My pick is North Carolina because they have Tyler Hansbrough and Ty Lawson, who are great players. Although Connecticut has Thabeet and AJ Price, the bench players on UNC will make all the difference.
The Tar Heels, because when they make the NCAA tournament, they always do well. Tyler Hansbrough is one of best players in the whole tournament, and I think key players always seem to shine under pressure.
My pick is UNC because Ty Lawson and Tyler Hansbrough are playing championship basketball and Roy Williams is a great coach.
North Carolina missed their point guard for the last few weeks of the season but with his addition I do believe they are playing the best basketball of any team right now. In order to win the big dance the team needs great guard play and Ty Lawson makes those around him better. UNC will have a tough semifinal game but will run away with the title.
UConn for sure. They have been the most consistent team all year. Defensively they don't give anything up easy. And the last time they won it, the women won too...
I like North Carolina against Michigan State and UNC to win by two.
I think that UConn and UNC will play in the championship and UConn will win. The reason that I'm picking UConn is they match up well with UNC athletically and I think in the post Hasheem Thabeet will give Tyler Hansbrough problems defensively if he can stay out of foul trouble. And freshman Kemba Walker will be a matchup problem for either Ty Lawson or Wayne Ellington with his penetration.
North Carolina. They have experience, are lead by one of the best college players of all time, and a great coach. They are used to winning, and I know from experience that can be an advantage.
North Carolina would be cool. Tyler Hansbrough's my wife's favorite basketball player by far, and I like how he plays.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Michigan State. You have to go with the Spartans.
I have to go with Villanova since they beat my alma mater, UCLA.
I'm going with North Carolina. Lawson and Hansbrough are a one-two punch and will dominate.
Phil Hellmuth Jr.
I own UConn in my NCAA Calcutta, and I am hoping that they can win it all.
North Carolina. Watching previous games, most NC teams always work hard to produce a good game, and this team is one which does work hard and deserves the title.
North Carolina because I believe in hope and change and I'm going with Obama on this one.
Villanova, because I voted for Ron Paul for President (write in) and I want President Obama's pick to lose. Go 'Nova.
North Carolina has the best backcourt, hands down. They also have Tyler Hansbrough, who is the hardest working player left in the tournament and is known to win games in clutch situations. A player of that caliber will win championships and that is what UNC is all about.
I got UConn going all the way because my Memphis Tigers got knocked out. I am a fan of the big monster in the middle, Hasheem Thabeet. He changes the whole dynamic of the game. People definitely think twice about going in the middle. And finally how can you question the heart of a guard like Price. He overcame brain surgery, which a lot of people would never know.
Villanova is the underdog, with so much heart and energy that I have to go with them for the incredible upset.
I will pick North Carolina to win it because President Obama likes them.
"Famous" Amos Zereoue
I have to go with UConn. There is so much distraction going on with the program, that they have extra motivation to prove themselves.
UConn, because they clearly beat one of the best teams last week in my alma mater Purdue But they do have a great all-around team with the big man in the middle.
North Carolina, I've always been a Tar Heel fan. Love their players and chances this year. Tyler Hansbrough and their guards are awesome and playing well.
North Carolina because they have a balanced team. It is very hard to beat a team that plays as one unit. However, Michigan State is the underdog, and you always like to see teams in that position rise to the top.
I like North Carolina vs UCONN and North Carolina is going to win. NC has too much fire power, too many weapons . Ellington, Thompson, Green, Hansbrough. They're like a light NBA team.
I'm going with North Carolina. They're my boys and I should never have doubted them.
I'm feeling Villanova right now, they are playing with that "this is our time because of all the work and focus we've put in this year" and we refuse to make it this far and not get that prize! Plus, I like the way the team gels, they all play the parts that make the body function efficiently! Vill on top of the hill.