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Tournament Challenge: Friday update

Just eight out of the 11 million plus Tournament Challenge brackets got all Elite Eight teams. In fact, only 1,108 brackets had all three of UConn, Kentucky and Dayton in the Elite Eight. Other notes from tonight's games:

East Region

  • Michigan State was a very popular pick to reach the Elite Eight, taken in 58.9 percent of brackets. The Spartans are picked in 47.1 percent of brackets to reach the Final Four and 14.6 percent to win it all (second-most overall behind Florida).

  • On the other hand, just 5.9 percent of UConn in the Elite Eight, with 1.4 percent taking the Huskies to the Final Four and 0.3 percent to win it all.

  • Overall, 3.3 percent of brackets have the Michigan State-UConn regional final, with 85.5 percent of those brackets taking the Spartans.

Midwest Region

  • Kentucky was picked in just 7.8 percent of brackets to reach the Elite Eight, with 3.3 percent picking the Wildcats for the Final Four and 1.1 percent to win it all. Meanwhile, Louisville was the third-most popular choice to win it all and was also President Barack Obama's pick to reach the championship game.

  • Michigan was picked in 41 percent of brackets to make the Elite 8, but just 15.1 percent to reach the Final Four and 3.7 percent to win it all.

  • A total of 2.7 percent of brackets had the Kentucky-Michigan matchup in the regional final, with 56.8 percent of those brackets taking the Wolverines.

Obama's bracket

The president got just one winner correct on Friday, his national champion pick of Michigan State. He lost his national finalist in Louisville and got just four of the Elite Eight overall. However, he does have three Final Four teams left in Michigan State, Arizona and Florida. His bracket currently sits in the 78.2 percentile.

Looking ahead to Saturday's Elite Eight games:

Florida vs. Dayton

  • 61.9 percent have Florida in the Final Four, 27.1 percent to win it all (highest in the game)

  • 19,665 brackets (0.2 percent) have Dayton in the Final Four, 3,644 to win it all

  • This matchup was picked in 44,397 brackets (0.4 percent). The Gators were picked to win in 86.5 percent of those matchups.

Arizona vs. Wisconsin

  • 48.8 percent have Arizona in the Final Four, 7.9 percent to win it all

  • 20.7 percent have Wisconsin in the Final Four, 2 percent to win it all

  • This matchup was picked in 36.3 percent of brackets. The Wildcats are picked to win in 67.3 percent of those matchups.

Brackets picking Saturday's potential winners

  • Florida, Arizona: 33.2 percent

  • Florida, Wisconsin: 12.9 percent

  • Dayton, Arizona: 2,717 brackets

  • Dayton, Wisconsin: 2,020 brackets

Brackets picking Sunday's potential winners

  • Michigan State, Michigan: 6.6 percent

  • Michigan State, Kentucky: 1.4 percent

  • UConn, Michigan: 21,618 brackets (0.2 percent)

  • UConn, Kentucky: 9,801 brackets