Ten Mistakes to Avoid When Filling Out Your 2010 NCAA Tourney Bracket

Thousands of people will start filling out their brackets, trying to determine which team will win the national championship this year.

For some fans, filling out their bracket is little more than a guessing game from familiar school names. They enter without a clear focus or specific strategy, and almost no knowledge of what has transpired in college basketball this season.

For others, filling out the bracket is a science full of complex equations and statistical analysis. After the tournament selections are announced, they spend hours upon hours crunching numbers to determine which team has the best odds of winning.