Barack Obama to Jimmy Fallon: 10 celebs who picked UConn to win the 2024 NCAA men's basketball tournament

Barack Obama to Jimmy Fallon: 10 celebs who picked UConn to win the 2024 NCAA men's basketball tournament
President Joe Biden, Jimmy Fallon and Barack Obama are among the celebrities who are rooting for the UConn men to lift the trophy again (Getty Images)

10 celebs who picked the University of Connecticut men to win 2024 NCAA Tournament

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Barack Obama and Joe Biden support UConn (Getty Images)

The March Madness has started in full bloom and the celebrities are leaving no stone unturned to share their brackets for the NCAA Tournament 2024. With UConn emerging as a favorite among many, here are ten such celebrities - including Barack Obama and President Joe Biden - who want the Huskies to register their back-to-back wins, per WTNH.

1. Barack Obama

Barack Obama (Getty Images)
Barack Obama (Getty Images)

Former US President Barack Obama released brackets for the NCAA Basketball Tournament on Tuesday, March 19. While the the seasoned politician predicted UConn, Baylor, Kentucky and Purdue to make it to the top four, he is one of the many supporters rooting for the Huskies to lift the trophy again.

2. Joe Biden

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20:  U.S. President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address on the West Fr
Joe Biden (Getty Images)

President Joe Biden, though differs in his top four picks from his former counterpart, picks UConn as the champion. Biden's top four picks are UConn, North Carolina, Houston and Tennessee.

3. Joey Graziadei

Joey Graziadei is the new bachelor on ABC's 'The Bachelor' Season 28. (Instagram/@joeygraziadei)
'The Bachelor' Season 28 star Joey Graziadei (Instagram/@joeygraziadei)

Joey Graziadei, 'The Bachelor' star, has chosen UConn as his pick for the winner. He predicts UConn will lift the trophy after defeating Purdue.

4. Evander Holyfield

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JANUARY 17: Evander Holyfield attends
Evander Holyfield (Jason Davis/Getty Images)

Evander Holyfield too vouches for the UConn to emerge as the winner of 2024 March Madness. However, the former professional boxer thinks UConn will defeat Duke to emerge as winner.

5. Sandra Lee

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 10: Dr. Sandra Lee, aka Dr. Pimple Popper, speaks onstage during Discover
Dr Sandra Lee aka Dr Pimple Popper (Getty Images)

Sandra Lee, YouTuber and dermatologist, has been cheering for the UConn to lift the winner's trophy in the March Madness. However, the social media star thinks it would be Kansas who will get beaten by UConn in the final.

6. Jimmy Fallon

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 17:  Jimmy Fallon during
Jimmy Fallon (Getty Images)

Jimmy Fallon is all in for the UConn's win and he predicts that they will defeat Gonzaga for the final title.

7. Sue Bird

Sue Bird (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
Sue Bird (Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

Husky royalty and WNBA icon Sue Bird stays loyal to her alma mater and predicts UConn to clinch the title once again. The former Seattle Storm athlete picked Arizona, Houston and Kansas at the top four with the final showdown slated between UConn and Houston.

8. Doug Edert

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - MARCH 19: Doug Edert #25 of the St. Peter's Peacocks looks on against the Murray State Racers in the second half during the second round of the 2022 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on March 19, 2022 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
Doug Edert (Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Doug Edert chose UConn as his pick for the winner. The professional basketball player is up for a finale between UConn and Marquette with the Huskies taking home the prize.

9. Dave Portnoy

Dave Portnoy attends Red Hot Chili Peppers perform at The Apollo Theater for SiriusXM's Small Stage Series on September 13, 2022 in New York City.
Dave Portnoy (Getty Images)

Dave Portnoy is supporting the UConn with all his might as he has wagered $600,000 that the Huskies will be the champion. The Barstool Sports founder will reportedly win $2.76 million if the Huskies takes home the trophy.

10. Ernie Johnson

MARIETTA, GEORGIA - AUGUST 26: HOF Broadcaster Ernie Johnson Jr. hosts The 2023 Friends of Georgia Radio Awards and Banquet at The Olde Towne Athletic Club on August 26, 2023 in Marietta, Georgia. (Photo by R. Diamond/Getty Images)
Broadcaster Ernie Johnson Jr (R Diamond/Getty Images)

Like Barack Obama, sports broadcaster Ernie Johnson is also up for a finale between UConn and Kentucky with the Huskies registering their back-to-back win.

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