Let's hit the mailbag
In case you missed it, we've posted detailed breakdowns of the first-round games with Giant Killer implications in all four regions, which include the probabilities of an upset occurring. Here's the East region, the South, the Midwest and the West. But with less than 44 hours remaining until the tourney tips off, we wanted to take the chance to address some of the questions we've been getting, through our mailbag and from the comments section of various articles and blog posts. Let's get to it, then.
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Giant Killers is Insider's annual metrics-based forecast of NCAA tournament upsets. A Giant Killer is a team that beats a tourney opponent seeded at least five spots higher. For a full explanation of our model, click here.
Peter Keating is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, where he has covered investigative and financial stories since 1999. His work on concussions in football has earned awards from the Deadline Club, the New York Press Club and the Center for the Study of Sport in Society. He joined the Giant Killers team in 2008.
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Jordan Brenner is a contributing writer for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN Insider. He has covered pro and college basketball for the last decade and launched the Giant Killers project in 2006.
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