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SVP & Russillo's TV Moms Bracket
SVP & Russillo’s TV Moms Bracket

With Louisville winning the men’s NCAA National Championship title and UConn taking the women’s crown, another year of ESPN.com’s Tournament Challenge is in the books. This year, a record-breaking 8.15 million fans filled out a men’s bracket, surpassing last year’s numbers by 26.3 percent.

Multiple ESPN Radio shows and ESPNU’s UNITE provided fans with additional bracket challenges. Below, Front Row offers a break down from the specialty brackets and offers our own suggestions for next year’s bracket bonanza.

SVP & Russillo
Bracket Name: TV Moms Bracket
Winner: No. 14-seed Wilma Flintstone beat out No 2. Marge Simpson
Front Row bracket suggestion for next year: Fast Food Chain Restaurants

The Herd with Colin Cowherd
Bracket Name: QB Bracket
Winner: No. 1-seed Joe Montana defeated No. 2 Peyton Manning
Front Row bracket suggestion for next year: MLB Starting Pitchers

Coach & Company
Bracket Name: Reality TV Bracket
Winner: No. 6-seed Cake Boss defeated No. 1 seed Cops
Front Row bracket suggestion for next year: Non Reality TV

Hill & Schlereth
Bracket Name: Uni Bracket
Winner: No. 1-seed Oregon Ducks defeated No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels
Front Row bracket suggestion for next year: Super Bowl Ads

UNITE
Bracket Name: Star Wars: This is Madness
Winner: The Light Side’s Yoda defeated the Dark Side’s Darth Vader
Front Row bracket suggestion for next year: Disney Characters

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