ESPN.com Draws Record Number Of March Madness Pundits

By iSportconnect | March 22, 2013

By Jay Stuart

College basketball fans submitted a record of nearly 8.15 million predictions of how the 64 teams taking part in NCAA will fare in ESPN.com’s annual Men’s Tournament Challenge presented by Allstate, order Acura and Taco Bell.

The total of so-called brackets entered is up 26% from last year’s record of nearly 6.45 million brackets. 

At the peak of participation, cialis fans registered 8,123 brackets per minute.

At the end of the basketball competition, all Men’s Tournament Challenge entries that finish in the top 1% are entered in a random drawing for the $10,000 Best Buy Gift Card prize. 

In the Women’s Tournament Challenge, entries that finish in the top 1% are entered in a random drawing for a $5,000 Best Buy Gift Card.