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Chicagoist Tournament Challenge

By Benjy Lipsman in News on Apr 3, 2007 2:31PM

2007_03_sports_final_four_banner.jpgMonday night, the University of Florida Gators beat the Ohio St. Buckeyes 84-75 to capture their second consecutive NCAA men's basketball title. Florida also became the first school ever to win both the college football and basketball championships in the same school year.

With Florida's win, thousands of lucky pool winners will be collecting their prizes. Chicagoist's own Tournament Challenge pool was won by D. Sandell's Word on the street entry. Congrats! Please email blipsman at about collecting your prize.

Chicagoist's sports bureau actually made a respectable showing for once — coming in 3rd out of the 65 entries in the pool. Either we've gotten smarter when it comes to college basketball ... or it's better when our teams don't make the tournament, causing us to make unwise picks based on emotions. We'll say it's the former even though we know it's really the latter.