Yessir, it’s that time of the year again! Mid-March is upon us, and that means one thing: the NCAA tournament is back. Even though our beloved Fighting Illini didn’t make the 68-team field, there are still plenty of reasons to tune in. Reason number one being that the team here at UPC will be running our very own March Madness pool — open to all of our readers — with no entry fee. You won’t want to miss the deadline to enter your picks, because we will be handing out hardware to those who reach the top of the rankings. The winning bracket will win a grand prize of a pair of tickets to see Danny Brown live at The Canopy Club on April 24th. Second and third place won’t go home empty handed either, collecting Chief merch and a Billionaire Boys Club iPhone 5 case, respectively. Additionally, all of our winners will be awarded UPC sticker packs.

Click here to submit your bracket. You’ll need to create an ESPN account or log in to your pre-existing one. In case you run into a problem, peep the group name and password below. The deadline to fill out your bracket will be Thursday, March 20th at 12:15 pm CT. We’ll also keep you up to date on the standings as the action unfolds, so be sure to keep checking the site throughout each round of the tournament. Good luck to all!

Group Name: UPC Madness / Password: upc