'Caps players share their March Madness predictions

VANCOUVER, BC – Did you fill out an NCAA March Madness bracket?

Well, so did a number of Vancouver Whitecaps FC players. And we asked some of them to share their predictions.

As you can see, the Florida Gators were a popular choice, but they weren’t the only one.  

How does your bracket compare?

Steven Beitashour

Championship Game: Florida over Michigan
Final Four: Florida, Michigan State, San Diego State, Michigan
Interesting Fact: Beitashour has his former school, San Diego State, making the Final Four by defeating number one-seed Arizona in the Sweet Sixteen.

Marco Carducci

Championship Game: Florida over Wichita State
Final Four: Florida, Michigan State, Arizona, Wichita State
Interesting Fact: Carducci has 11th-seed Nebraska upsetting sixth-seed Baylor in the Round of 64.

Jay DeMerit

Championship Game: Florida over Wisconsin
Final Four: Florida, Iowa State, Wisconsin, Wichita State
Interesting Fact: DeMerit, who was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin, is the only player who had Wisconsin reaching the championship game.

Erik Hurtado

Championship Game: Virginia over Arizona
Final Four: Florida, Virginia, Arizona, Louisville
Interesting Fact: Hurtado, who was born in Fredericksburg, Virgina, is the only player who has Virginia winning the championship.

Nigel Reo-Coker

Championship Game: Florida over Arizona
Final Four: Florida, Virginia, Arizona, Duke
Interesting Fact: Reo-Coker is the only player who has Duke reaching the Final Four.

Omar Salgado

Championship Game: Florida over Michigan
Final Four: Florida, George Washington, Wisconsin, Michigan
Interesting Fact: Salgado is the only player who has ninth-seed George Washington Colonials reaching the Final Four. Off all the players who participated, the Colonials are the lowest predicted seed to qualify for the Final Four. 

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