Obama reveals NCAA tournament picks

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Barack Obama may have left the office of the President, but he’s keeping up a tradition as a private citizen that he began while in the Oval Office.

He’s filling out an NCAA tournament bracket.

The 44th President of the United States has Duke, Arizona, North Carolina and Kansas as the Final Four participants, with the Tar Heels besting the rival Blue Devils in the national championship game.

Whatever else, President Obama is banking on an epic title game.

Other notable picks are Notre Dame over Gonzaga in the Sweet 16 and both Michigan and Cincinnati making the Elite Eight with upsets over Louisville and UCLA, respectively.

On the women’s side, he’s got UConn, Washington, Notre Dame and South Carolina in the Final Four, with the Huskies capturing their fifth-straight title with a win over the Fighting Irish in the final.