Bristol's Best takes on Tournament Challenge
Updated: March 30, 2005, 2:38 AM ETESPN.com
Nearly 160,000 brackets were completed in this year's Women's Tournament Challenge.But the 13 we're paying the closest attention to are the brackets that WNBA players and ESPN.com contributors filled out as part of Bristol's Best. The annual league allows you to track your favorite player's picks and compare your predictions to brackets from ESPN's analysts. ESPN analyst Nancy Lieberman, right, was one of three people in the group to nail the Final Four. Almost half of our entrants tabbed LSU as their winner, but Diana Taurasi and Bird made sure Connecticut was a favorite on their brackets. Tennessee was Tamika Catchings' pick, and was the champ on four total brackets. To check out the league, go to the Women's Tournament Challenge index and search for the league name, Bristol's Best. A look at each entrants' Final Four, with predicted winner in bold type:
Sue Bird, Seattle Storm: LSU, North Carolina, Ohio State, Connecticut Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever: LSU, North Carolina, Tennessee, Stanford Diana Taurasi, Phoenix Mercury: LSU, North Carolina, Tennessee, Connecticut Matt Wurst, Editor, Interactive Services: LSU, Minnesota, Ohio State, Connecticut
Charlie Creme: LSU, Baylor, Tennessee, Michigan State Nancy Lieberman: LSU, Baylor, Tennessee, Michigan State Beth Mowins: LSU, Baylor, Tennessee, Connecticut Miki Turner: LSU, North Carolina, Tennessee, Stanford Mechelle Voepel: LSU, Baylor, Ohio State, Stanford
Graham Hays: LSU, Baylor, Tennessee, Michigan State Kevin Jackson: LSU, Baylor, Tennessee, Stanford Melanie Jackson: LSU, Baylor, Tennessee, Connecticut Joe Wojciechowski: LSU, Baylor, Tennessee, Connecticut For more information on the WNBA and this season's top draft prospects, check out WNBA.com's Countdown to 2005 draft coverage.