The TVNewser Bracket Challenge is back for its 9th year as the 2017 NCAA college basketball tournament tips off this afternoon. The defending champion is HLN meterologist Bob Van Dillen, who dominated the field with 121 points, correctly picking 43 of 63 games. He’s looking to go back-to-back.
With exactly 30 minutes to go until the round of 64 tips off (Princeton versus Notre Dame on CBS), here’s who’s in. We’ll keep you updated on who’s leading throughout the tourney.
- Team CNBC
Sara Eisen, co-anchor, Squawk on the Street and Worldwide Exchange
Kelly Evans, co-anchor, Closing Bell
Matthew Quayle, senior executive producer, Squawk Box
Eric Chemi, senior editor at large for data journalism
Jessica Golden, senior field producer
Regina Gilgan, executive producer, Mad Money with Jim Cramer
Matt Rosoff, editorial, CNBC digital.
Andrew Ross Sorkin, co-anchor, Squawk Box
Joe Kernen, co-anchor, Squawk Box
Todd Bonin, senior exec. producer, Squawk on the Street, Squawk Alley
Dominic Chu, markets reporter
Brian Steel, evp of public relations
- Team NBC/MSNBC
Willie Geist, host, Sunday Today with Willie Geist; co-host, MSNBC’s Morning Joe.
Peter Alexander, national correspondent, NBC News
Steve Kornacki, political correspondent, MSNBC
Kasie Hunt, Capitol Hill correspondent, NBC News
Janelle Rodriguez, svp of editorial, NBC News
- Team Fox News
Brian Kilmeade, co-host, Fox & Friends.
Janice Dean, meterologist, Fox & Friends
- Team Fox Business
Blake Burman, White House correspondent.
Liz Claman, anchor, Countdown to the Closing Bell
- Team CNN
Bill Weir, host, The Wonder List
Dave Briggs, co-host, Early Start
- Team HLN
Bob Van Dillen, senior meteorologist, Morning Express with Robin Meade
- Team Bloomberg
Tom Keene, host, Bloomberg TV and Radio
David Westin, anchor, Bloomberg Daybreak Americas
- Team TVNewser/Adweek
A.J. Katz, co-editor, TVNewser