President Obama Picks Michigan St. to Win NCAA Tournament in his Bracket
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President Obama Picks Michigan St. to Win it All

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They’re calling it Barack-etology 2014.

The yearly tradition of President Barack Obama’s picks for the NCAA Tournament is here again and the president’s national champion will make Magic Johnson happy: the Michigan State Spartans.

“Tom Izzo is a great tournament coach,” Obama said, according to ESPN. “I’ve got Michigan State going all the way. … He knows how to motivate folks and he knows how to coach. My pick: Michigan State. Bring it home for me. It’s been a while since I’ve won my pool.”

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The president’s Final Four picks — Mich. State, Louisville, Florida and Arizona — have been quite popular and for his part, President Obama acknowledged as such.

“I know these are not imaginative picks, but I think they’re the right ones,” he said.

View the president’s bracket at the White House’s website.


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