L The List
A #9 Always Takes Out A #8
Find a Cinderella
A #16 Never Beat A #1
Picking A Mascot IS A StrategyWhen you are in a bind, pick the mascot (or team colors) you like best.
This is not a very scientific way to go, but someone always picks an upset this way.
Bottom Line: it works as well as anything else. When you win, everyone in the office will hate you. Because you're awesome.
If an ex went to a certain school, sure, knock 'em out. There is NO right way to pick basketball.