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March Madness at the White House

The President released his 2009 NCAA College Basketball Tournament bracket today. President Obama played it safe for the most part, picking Louisville (1 seed), Memphis (2), Pittsburgh (1), and North Carolina (1) as his Final Four to meet in Detroit. After some deliberation, the First Hoops Fan is calling the Tar Heels as this year's national champs.

President's NCAA bracket (small)
(President Barack Obama's handwritten NCAA bracket. Official White House photo by Pete Souza)
View a high res version of the President's handwritten bracket here, or the picture below here.

(President Barack Obama talks with White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, middle, and Assistant Press Secretary Tommy Vietor, left, in the doorway to the Oval Office at the White House on March 17, 2009. Official White House photo by Pete Souza)