Teen With Autism On Track For Perfect NCAA Bracket
Two rounds in, the NCAA tournament has been full of surprises. But for one Chicago teen with autism the wins are shaping up just right.
Alex Hermann, 17, picked every team accurately so far on his NCAA bracket. The odds of such a winning record are a staggering 1 in 13,460,000.
An avid basketball watcher, Hermann says he’s good at math and watches the stats. He filled out a bracket before the tournament started and submitted it to CBSsports.com’s bracket challenge along with the rest of his family. Though the challenge does allow for alterations, the family insists the bracket has not been touched and they’re simply floored by the results.
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Many programs offer a prize worth thousands or even millions of dollars for the person with the most accurate selection, but the bracket challenge does not.
So who does Hermann pick to win the whole thing? Purdue. But that may just be because the school is his brother’s alma mater, reports NBC Chicago. To read more click here.