This is part three in a four-part series about how best to fill out your NCAA Tournament brackets.

First of all, I've never won any bracket contest that I've ever entered. Ever. And you know why? Because I love college basketball. I don't just watch the teams from Kentucky. I watch them all.  I'm the type who always thinks he's got this because I pay close attention.

But that's why I always run into trouble.

And that's why you hear all these jokes about "Claire in accounting" or "my grandson Ricky" having greater success due to choosing the teams based on anything but what has actually been displayed on the court.

So I figured, let's have some fun and guess what would happen if these teams' mascots came to life and squared off against one another. For example, how would a real badger vs. a real eagle (both pictured above) turn out? (I'm pretty sure I know; badgers are nasty.)

I've done the South Region and the East Region.

Now, let's continue with the West Region:

 

 

And don't forget to register for the Lucy Bella Million Dollar Bracket Challenge!