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NCAA Tournament brackets: Strength in numbers

From left: Liz Bouzarth, Kevin Hutson and John Harris, Furman Department of Mathematics.

For the past nine years, three Furman University mathematics professors, Liz Bouzarth, John Harris and Kevin Hutson, have built a reputation as national experts on predicting upsets in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. They work with sports writers to make predictions based on stats like strength of schedule, points scored, pace of play and more. WYFF News 4 caught up with Hutson, who offered some insight into the model.

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