Record-breaking perfect bracket busts at game 50 with Purdue’s OT win over Tennessee

After 50 matches of the 2019 NCAA tournament, the streak is over. There aren’t any brackets that are longer perfect.
The briefly famous”centre road” bracket, which had correctly predicted that the very first 49 games of March Madness, suffered its first loss at the next game of the Sweet 16 if 3-seed Purdue conquer 2-seed Tennessee in overtime.
The mount was entered in our Capital One NCAA March Madness Bracket Challenge game by 40-year-old neuropsychologist Gregg Nigl, who was not even aware of the record-breaking streak until called him Monday, after the second round of the championship.
Have a look at our entire interview with Nigl here.
Earlier this past year, the longest we’d ever seen a bracket go unblemished was 39 straight games, which occurred in 2017 (we describe why we are so sure of the amount below). Nigl’s”center road” bracket shattered that record.

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