EVERYONE fills out brackets, but there are also other pools and contests you can get into to participate in March Madness.

Personally, I’ve been doing an individual player fantasy draft for the tourney.  It’s a live draft in which we go through and pick individual players.  The scoring is based on total points scored by the players on your team.

The rankings I’ve included is pretty basic.  I haven’t gone through and eliminated players who are injured or anything.  If you see one that I’ve missed please feel free to email in and I’ll get my sheet updated.

What I’ve basically done is gone through and found each player’s points per game.  Then I took the points per game and multiplied it by the odds of each team playing the next game.

So…everyone gets their points per game average for the first game.  If my rough estimate showed the team had a 50% chance of winning, that player would have gotten 50% of his average added to the total.  We use the tournament odds to compute these numbers.

I repeated this process for the chances of each team making the Sweet 16, Elite Eight, Final Four, and the title game.

What I’ve done is pretty basic, but it should give you a head start.  I’ll leave the strategy and adjustments for you.

Also, my league uses the play-in games as a separate pool.  You’ll find these players ranked towards the end of this PDF.

And the No. 1 player is…..Frank Mason III.

CLICK HERE for the individual player fantasy draft rankings.

Or, check out my expert bracket picks to help you with your office pools.