How Did The Official NCAA Tournament Bracket Leak On The Internet?

Bracket Leaked

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CBS generally does a wonderful job with the NCAA tournament. On Sunday, however, they misplayed their hand, turning a simple 30 minute selection show into a two hour marathon, dragging out the brackets instead of revealing them right away. Fans on the Internet were pretty damn angry about the whole thing, whining and complaining about having to watch Charles Barkley fumble and bumble his way through several segments.

About 45 minutes into the broadcast, word began to spread on Twitter of a leaked bracket. There was some serious skepticism at first for obvious reasons. But as more teams were revealed, well, you get the idea. It was legit and it spread like wildfire. So much so that teams were using the leaked bracket to make their preparations.

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