What does bracket mean?

Layout of tournament games

A popular March Madness term that refers to the layout, or seed pairings, of games and looks like a tree diagram.

Brackets are an integral part to March Madness because they encourage fan participation. Office pools or website contests with cash prizes are a common reason why people fill out brackets.


"Did you fill out a bracket this year?
Yeah, I did 14 of them.

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Last Updated: March 25, 2015

Bracket definition

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