Autistic Kid with Perfect Bracket on 2010 NCAA “March Madness” Basketball Tournament
We’ve heard a lot of autistic people. They have their own world. They rarely socialize with people and they do things on their own.
However, of all autistic children, there is one child who got the media attention in the world of NCAA Basketball Tournament.
Accordingly, Alex Hermann, an autistic kid had so far a perfect bracket on the 2010 NCAA Basketball Tournament. No one knows how this 17-year old autistic kid from Chicago did it but his parents claim that he is gifted with skills in statictics.
So far, Alex’s bracket is perfect with nearly 48 winning basketball teams guessed correctly. So what are the picks of this autistic kid in the NCAA Basketball Tournament?
This autistic kid predicted that Northern Iowa would beat the Kansas Jayhawks. He also picked Ohio to knock off Georgetown. And Cornell to knock off Wisconsin. In fact, he picked every winning basketball team through the first two rounds of the basketball tournament correctly.
According to some analysts and statisticians, the odds of doing it is 1 in 13 million. In an effort to join the craze of guessing the perfect bracket in which some sports betting sites offer huge prizes, Alex entered his bracket on CBSsports.com’s NCAA basketball tournament bracket challenge.
His 24-year-old brother named Andrew helped him enter his picks into CBS’ bracket manager. Let’s see if Alex would really get a perfect bracket until the final match in which he picked basketball team ‘Purdue’ as the National Championship winner of the 2010 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
Meanwhile, if you are curious on how do Alex’s 2010 NCAA basketball tournament perfect bracket looks like, you can view the bracket below: