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March 06, 2013
March 06, 2013

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March 6, 2013

LEADING OFF
PICKING A WINNER
  • PREDICTING NCAA TOURNAMENT GAMES IS A TIMELESS TRADITION WITH MANY INTERPRETATIONS—BUT A FEW RULES ARE SET IN STONE

  • In a tournament in which the champion must win six (or seven) single-elimination games, there's plenty of room for randomness. These three advanced statistics can provide a framework for picking a smarter bracket

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THE TOURNAMENT IN PHOTOS

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75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE NCAA TOURNAMENT

This is an article from the March 6, 2013 issue

FEATURES

14 A Method to The Madness

The steadfast rules for filling out your tournament bracket

BY STEVE RUSHIN

20 Heroes of the Big Dance

The 10 players who shone brightest on the NCAA tournament stage

54 Rich Clarkson's Photography

The veteran of 59 Final Fours shares his favorite images

AS TOLD TO LARS ANDERSON

DEPARTMENTS

4 Leading Off

12 Editor's Letter

Let the debates begin

68 Point After

Kenny Sailors's legacy: the jump shot

BY ALBERT CHEN

THIS ISSUE HAS FIVE REGIONAL COVERS.

PHOTOAPTHIS CAT CAN JUMP Cincinnati guard Oscar Robertson's athleticism gave him a leg (or two) up on the competition.FIVE PHOTOS