March Madness Bracket Pool Rules
- Before the start of the NCAA basketball tournament (excluding the play-in games), each player picks every NCAA tournament game through the championship game. Points are rewarded for each correct pick. Each round can have different point values for wins, depending on how the manager configures the online March Madness league. The default is more points as the rounds progress to the NCAA championship game. Points can also be awarded for correctly picking underdogs, if so configured by the March Madness pool manager. The player with the most points after the NCAA basketball championship game wins. You can look up your pool's March Madness bracket scoring on its League Settings page.
- Your online March Madness tournament bracket must be filled out by the deadline established by the league manager.
After you pick your bracket and submit it, you can edit the bracket provided 1) the league's
deadline has not
past, 2) the grace period has not elapsed, 3) a
basketball game has not started that you already picked.
Tie-Breakers (Default, order is configurable by manager)
Final Standings, Total Points
1) Best tie-breaker on final game
2) Best overall winning %
3) Best overall strength of victory