President Barack Obama has chosen Kansas to win this year’s NCAA title.
For eight straight years Obama has filled out a March Madness bracket with ESPN, but he hasn’t guessed correctly since his first year in office when he chose North Carolina to take it all in 2009.
This year Obama is hoping picking Kansas for a third time to win the championship will prove to be a charm.
"Bill Self owes me,'' he joked to ESPN about the coach.
Obama gave ESPN his bracketology breakdown on the picks, saying he tends not to pick seed upsets after the first round.
"There are some teams out there that are from the mid-majors that I think are high-quality teams, but they may not have the right matchup this year,” he told ESPN.
The president added he will likely make selections based solely on the team’s coach as well, citing Michigan State’s Tom Izzo, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski and Kentucky’s John Calipari ability to mold their freshman to be ready by the tournament.
Here is a look at Obama's entire bracket, posted by the White House’s director of online engagement Alex Wall: