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Northern Iowa Played Two Of The Tournament’s Most Exciting Games

Texas A&M’s comeback against Northern Iowa was pretty epic — like, 3,000-to-1 odds against epic. In this video, Neil Paine and Reuben Fischer-Baum talk about how FiveThirtyEight’s in-game win probability model saw the game unfolding and where it ranked according to our excitement index. They then settle last week’s wager about who could predict the most exciting games of the tournament’s first two rounds.

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Neil Paine is a senior sportswriter for FiveThirtyEight.

Reuben Fischer-Baum is a visual journalist for FiveThirtyEight.