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NCAA March Madness Survivor Pool 2021

Welcome to the fifth annual NCAA March Madness Survivor Pool!

History
:

This survivor pool was created in 2017 and is based on
proposed by Bill Simmons back during the Grantland era.

Instructions
:

Pick team(s) to win on each day of the tournament. Once you pick a team, you can no longer pick that team for the remainder of the tournament.
Date
Round
Required Selections
Buyback permitted?
1
3/19/2021
Round of 64 (Day 1)
Pick 2 Teams
-
2
3/20/2021
Round of 64 (Day 2)
Pick 2 Teams
Yes, pick 4 Teams
3
3/21/2021
Round of 32 (Day 1)
Pick 1 Team
Yes, pick 5 Teams
4
3/22/2021
Round of 32 (Day 2)
Pick 1 Team
Yes, pick 6 Teams
5
3/27/2021
Sweet 16 (Day 1)
Pick 1 Team
-
6
3/28/2021
Sweet 16 (Day 2)
Pick 1 Team
-
7
3/29/2021
Elite 8 (Day 1)
Pick 1 Team
-
8
3/30/2021
Elite 8 (Day 2)
Pick 1 Team
-
9
4/3/2021
Final Four
Pick 1 Team
-
10
4/5/2021
Championship
Pick 1 Team
-
There are no rows in this table

Pick two (2) teams to win on Day 1 (March 19).
If both Day 1 teams win -> Pick two (2) more teams to win on Day 2 (March 20).
If any Day 1 team loses -> You can buy-back in for $10 but must pick four (4) more teams to win on Day 2.
If your Day 2 teams win -> Pick one (1) more team to win on Day 3 (March 21).
If any Day 2 team loses -> You can buy-back in for $10 but must pick five (5) more teams to win on Day 3.
If your Day 3 team(s) win(s) -> Pick one (1) more team to win on Day 4 (March 22).
If any Day 3 team loses -> You can buy-back in for $10 but must pick six (6) more teams to win on Day 4. People do this every year. I'm not sure why.
If your Day 4 team(s) wins(s) -> Pick one (1) team for each of the remaining days of the tournament.

Other Commentary
:

No more buy-backs after the first weekend.
If you pick U$C and you lose, you deserved it.
If you run out of teams, you lose. However, you will still survive that day if nobody beats you with a win.
Winner takes all. (Except if there is a tie, we'll split the pot evenly.)

LET’S GO TO THE PICKS 👉


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