The First Weekend Of March Madness As Told By This Is Us
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The First Weekend Of March Madness As Told By This Is Us

Realizing how impossible it is to pick the 7-10 and 8-9 matchups.

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The First Weekend Of March Madness As Told By This Is Us
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One of my favorite weekend of sports is the first four days of the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament or March Madness. These four days are filled with 48 college basketball games that include some of the most exciting moments of sports all year. Another form of entertainment that brings that much suspense and excitement is the NBC drama "This Is Us" and this past week was the emotinal season finale. What better TV family than the Pearson's to describe this exciting (and sometimes frustrating) weekend of sports.

1. Studying your bracket thinking this will be your year.

I am looking at the one and only perfect bracket ever created in the history of March Madness. It is so beautiful.

2. How it feels when someone asks you if you are planning on moving from your chair for the next 12 hours.

All I am asking for is 2 days of non-stop basketball, so let me enjoy this. Please.

3. Realizing how impossible it is to pick the 7-10 and 8-9 matchups.

How do I decide this? Anybody could win.

4. When you lose a sweet 16 team or worse in the first round.

It probably was not smart to pick a 6 seed to make it to the Elite 8...

5. When the team that is favored actually wins.


Thank you for doing what you were supposed to do against the 14 seed. I appreciate you.

6. ...And when they lose, destroying an entire quarter of your bracket.

THIS. IS. NOT. HAPPENING.

7.When someone else tries to update the master bracket.

That is my job and you do not take my pen and fill in the winners. I like to think of it as my perfect bracket I have every year.

8. When someone asks you how your bracket is going and you still have all your sweet 16 teams on Sunday morning.

I have a good feeling about today, today will be a good day of basketball.

9. When you pick the upset right.

I knew it, everyone, I can predict the future!

10. How most people talk about their brackets by the end of the weekend.

The odds of a perfect bracket are pretty much impossible, so really I'm doing no worse than the majority of the country.

11. Remembering that there is still have another weekend of March Madness.

We love March and it will only get better from here!


Even though the Pearson's are probably bigger football fans, it's nice to know that they understand one of the biggest weekends in sports. Good luck to all the teams still standing in the next round!




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