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Join the SOTU Bracket Challenge today!

Love the Canes? Like College Hoops? THEN THIS IS THE BRACKET CHALLENGE FOR YOU!!

NCAA Basketball: Florida Atlantic at Miami Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome back, friends!

In case you missed it on Sunday afternoon, the Canes were selected as the 8th seed in the Midwest Region for the 2017 NCAA Tournament.

While we will have plenty of analysis leading up to Miami’s opening NCAA tournament game (against Michigan State for those wondering), I’m here to tell you about something else, but tourney related.

Yup, I’m reminding you again about the 2017 State of the U Bracket Challenge!

We announced this last week, and ran it last year, so we wanted to bring it back again. Here is the first announcement piece, for those who may have missed it:

With great prizes (grand prize $100 gift card to AllCanes, 1st prize Miami Hurricanes hat from, and bragging rights on the line, you can sign up for the SOTU Bracket Contest for FREE!!!!

Because I have to, here’s some of the legaleze one more time:


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The State of the U College Basketball Brackets starts on Monday, March 13, 2017 and ends on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Open only to eligible legal residents of the United States and Canada (excluding Quebec), 18 years or older. Click here for Official Rules and complete details, including entry instructions, odds of winning, prize details and restrictions, etc.. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Sponsor: Vox Media, Inc.


On part (i), State of the U is the contest site. So, be sure you're a REGISTERED SOTU MEMBER before you make your entry. I'd hate to disqualify anybody for not following the rules.

FULL DISCLOSURE: the runner-up in last year’s Bracket Contest was disqualified for not being a registered member of State of the U. So, please, if you want to have a chance to win prizes, and actually receive them, be sure you follow the rules.

CLICK THIS LINK to go to the page to join the bracket, or search once you've made your Yahoo! Tourney pick'em account to join the bracket.

(Limit: 1 entry per person)

That’s it! Click the link, join the SOTU Bracket Challenge, and have a chance to win 1 of 2 great prizes.

Now, time to focus on Sparty.

Go Canes