Monday update and history lesson
We've been bunkered deep inside GK Central for nearly 24 straight hours, and we keep finding more and more info that we feel compelled to share with you. First, we've produced detailed breakdowns of every game with Giant Killer implications in the East Region as well as the South Region. We'll hit the Midwest and the West on Tuesday.
For all the Giant Killer ratings and the Giants' vulnerability scores plus historical perspective on upsets, you must be an ESPN Insider.
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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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