Mathematician Sinclair Dane sponsors the contest, seeking money for a safety net for her troubled mother. She does not have a billion dollars to pay a winner. Risking her reputation and possible legal charges for fraud, she pins her hopes on the astronomical odds against anyone picking all the winners.
Math professor Lewis Cusac uses the basketball contest to teach remedial math to college students, two of whom are playing in the tournament. He enters the contest and finds himself having selected all the winners with only three games remaining. He also gets a call from the NCAA investigators for suspicion of trying to fix the outcomes of games.
Add to the mix a retired casino operator, a group of twenty-something social media wizards, and professional basketball's next megastar.
As the contest goes global, the story races to an ending that will surprise the reader.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Pitch 1
Chapter 2 The Plan 9
Chapter 3 Bracketology 17
Chapter 4 Cheeky 25
Chapter 5 Student Teaches the Teacher 31
Chapter 6 Bracket Entries-The Madness Begins 39
Chapter 7 Cusac's Balancing Act 47
Chapter 8 Learning about Legacy 55
Chapter 9 The Plan Gets Complicated 65
Chapter 10 Rebecca 69
Chapter 11 The Rematch 75
Chapter 12 Two Perfect Brackets 81
Chapter 13 The Big Reveal 89
Chapter 14 The Craze Goes Global 95
Chapter 15 Men in Black 101
Chapter 16 Hazel's Fundraiser 109
Chapter 17 Rebellion 113
Chapter 18 The Week Before the Final Four 123
Chapter 19 Beginnings and Endings 131
Chapter 20 Bracket on the Brink 137
Chapter 21 Keeping the Team Together 143
Chapter 22 Two Sides to Success 151
Chapter 23 What Next? 159