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The NCAA men’s basketball championship game is this evening.  50% of the students in the Intermediate Accounting bracket contest have chosen Kentucky to win.  Their teacher (me) chose Kansas.

320 points are up for grabs in the title game.

If Kentucky wins the game, then Ian wins the bracket prediction contest.  The student will have taught the teacher a lesson.  If Kansas wins, however, the professor wins.

Debit and credit – – David Albrecht

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Some of the guys in my Intermediate Accounting class decided we should have a bracket contest. There is no prize, but I may bring pizza as we celebrate the winner.

I’m proud that all have done such a great job.  Everyone, including Nate (score of 800) is above average with percentile scores of at least 63.

Ian is in second, Andy in third, Brandon in fourth and Andrew in fifth.  It is likely that Ian will win.

It takes superior accounting talent to do so well in prediction contests.  Go J-Hawks!

Debit and credit – – David Albrecht

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UNI 69 – KU 67.

Eric Prisbell of the Washington Post, writes, “Northern Iowa’s win over Kansas goes down as one of the biggest upsets in recent NCAA tournament history, for sure.”  Gregg Doyel of CBS Sports thinks it is the greatest upset ever in the NCAA men’s basketball championship tournament.

Upset (noun) – 1. a sporting victory so unexpected that, prior to the game, it was considered unthinkable.

Hey, guys,  I think you could benefit from an accounting perspective on this.  Here’s why.

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