Kentucky Heavy Favorite to Win Men’s NCAA Championship
Friday, March 30, 2012
A majority of NCAA basketball tournament followers are predicting the University of Kentucky Wildcats will win the national championship this year.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Adults who are following the tournament at least somewhat closely finds that 56% believe Kentucky will win it all. The Ohio State Buckeyes are in a distant second with 14% while 10% pick the University of Kansas Jayhawks to be 2012 champions. Just seven percent (7%) believe the University of Louisville Cardinals will be national champions when March Madness is over. Another 12% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 559 NCAA Basketball Tournament Fans was conducted on March 26, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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