My 1999 Tourney Picks: Who's Going to Win the Men's Basketball Championship

According to Kris Gardner

Teams in red are picks that I got wrong.

First Round Winners:

East: Duke, College of Charleston, Southwest Missouri State, Tennessee, Temple, Cincinnati, Texas, and Miami (Fla.).

Midwest: Michigan State, Villanova, Rhode Island, Arizona, Kansas, Kentucky, Washington, and Utah.

South: Auburn, Syracuse, UCLA, Ohio State, Indiana, St. John's, Louisville, and Maryland.

West: UConn, Missouri, UAB, Arkansas, Florida, North Carolina, Gonzaga, and Stanford.

Second Round Winners:

East: Duke, Tennessee, Cincinnati, and Miami (Fla.).

Midwest: Michigan State, Rhode Island, Kentucky, and Utah.

South: Auburn, Ohio State, St. John's, and Maryland.

West: UConn, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Gonzaga.

Regional Semifinal Winners:

East: Duke and Miami (Fla.).

Midwest: Michigan State and Kentucky.

South: Auburn and Maryland.

West: UConn and North Carolina.

Regional Winners:

East: Duke.

Midwest: Michigan State.

South: Maryland.

West: UConn.

Final Four Semifinal Winners:

Duke and UConn.

National Champion: Duke.

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