Andrew Miller's NCAA bracket is a study in boldness

Andrew MillerLefty Andrew Miller is representing his Boston Red Sox in MLB's Bracket Challenge, in which a representative from each team (or, in the Rockies' case, the hive mind of Jason Giambi and Troy Tulowitzki--how was this permitted?) fills out an NCAA men's bracket right here at CBSSports.com and thus subjects himself to unceasing glory or boundless ridicule.

Not surpisingly, a survey of the 30 brackets in question reveals shocking levels of risk-aversion. For instance, almost half of the combatants picked Kentucky, the top overall seed, to win it all, and a number of brackets tabbed all four number-one seeds to make it to New Orleans. So by the established standards of baseball players predicting basketball games, Miller's bracket qualifies as a study in disregard for social norms. Admire his Final Four choices:

Andrew Miller's Bracket

Sure, points off for being a homer and picking his alma mater to win it all, but seven-seed Florida coming out of the West? And four-seed Indiana sans starting point guard? Brazen fearlessness.

Did you, in making your selections, match the undaunted personal courage of Andrew Miller? Surely not ...
CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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