LL Cool J claims CBSSports.com Celebrity Bracket Challenge title

By J. Darin Darst | CBSSports.com Staff

With his pick of Kentucky in the final, LL Cool J is the celebrity bracket champion. (Getty)
With his pick of Kentucky in the final, LL Cool J is the celebrity bracket champion. (Getty)

LL Cool J can add one more thing to his mantle ... CBSSports.com Celebrity Bracket Challenge champion.

Celebrity Brackets Standings
CelebrityPtsRecord
LL Cool J9744-19
Eric Christian Olsen7640-23
Bill Cowher7337-26
Brian Dietzen7336-27
Florida Georgia Line7343-20
Gayle King7335-28
Reno Wilson7338-25
Rich Gannon7341-22

With no celebrity picking Connecticut to win it all, LL Cool J edged out NCIS: Los Angeles cast mate Eric Christian Olsen, who finished second with 76 points and a 40-23 record.

LL Cool J, who stars as Senior Special Agent Sam Hanna on the CBS hit drama, put together an impressive run, going 44-19 overall with 97 points . He missed on Michigan State and Arizona in the Final Four, but had Kentucky winning it all.

Olsen, who plays Detective Marty Deeks, ended up in second place after picking Florida to win it all.

There was a three-way tie for third with six celebrities, including CBS This Morning co-anchor Gayle King. She moved all the way up from 27th place after the Sweet 16 by picking Connecticut in the championship game. Unfortunately, King had Duke winning it all, which didn't allow her a chance at first place.

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